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CD 166: Exploring underwater avalanches offshore Morocco


 


Cruise Gallery

Life on board


The most important piece of kit
on board - the table football!

First visitor on the ship -
a Leach's Storm Petrel

The team watch the safety video in the dining room

 

Safety drill on deck

Micha, Marga, Aggie and Russell choose pictures to send with the web diary

A typical cabin on board RRS Charles Darwin

 

Neil keeps fit in the gym
on board Charles Darwin

A Leach's Storm Petrel,
just before release

Leach's Storm Petrels have a distinctive tube nose which gives them an extra-sensitive sense of smell

 

Neil, Andrey, Adriano and Bryan
tucking into dinner

The wire jungle - this corner of the
lab is a mess of wires and scientists!

A Blackcap - rescued from the
Bridge by Aggie

 

Four of a kind - more overnight
visitors take advantage of
The Shoebox hospitality...

...but continue on their
journey the next morning

Bryan and Adriano enjoying the
ship's favourite dessert - ice cream!

 

The team are briefed (again!)
on emergency drills

Waiting for the core to come up
is an opportunity to do some
movie-watching

After days of bad weather, the
sunshine is a welcome respite

 

Exploding biscuits!

Some of the team make the most
of the warm sunshine...after all, it's
going to be cold back home!


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