D297: Geology & biology of the Portuguese canyons


 


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Activities on deck


Preparing to leave port at Lisbon

Veerle working hard
amongst pretty maps!

ROBIO lander ready for action

Recovery of TOBI

Ruth on the lookout for whales


Phil and Dave peer into the amphipod trap...


...and this is what they find!


The megacorer


Xana working on some sieving

SAPS instrument being winched back on board

All hands on deck to deal with the piston cores

What's this? Phil pulls out a rag from the deep!

Ben doing core-robics

Night-time deployment of SHRIMP

Raquel, Phil and Dave lay the split cores out for phtographing


Amy and Paul get their hands muddy


One for posterity -
photographing box cores


Jez and Doug chatting in the computer room

Steve operating the ship's crane

Sieving for macrofauna is a very serious business


The working lab, where most of the core samples are stored


Analysis of samples in the lab


Abi and Teresa clean up


Deployment of the Aggasiz trawl

Raquel labels cores


Dave mends the CTD nets


A Xenophyophore from one of the box cores

Preparation of the CTD for launch

Sediment samples waiting for shipment home

More pictures coming soon!


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