Tuesday 29 January 2008 à 18:36

Data for the Umitaka Maru

Graham Hosie (CEAMARC Leader) and Takashi Ishimaru (Voyage Leader)

Position :
-61 59.2, 140 02.4 (degrees latitude, longitude)
Current speed :
On Station kts (knots)
Distance in last 24 hours :
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Tuesday 29 January 2008 à 14:26

Welcome to the mesopelagic world!

Philippe Koubbi. Correspondent aboard the Umitaka Maru

Welcome to the mesopelagic world, where light beings to disappear. By volume, this is the world’s largest habitat.

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Tuesday 29 January 2008 à 14:18

Arrived in the zone at last!

Patrice Pruvost. Correspondent aboard the Umitaka Maru

We have finally arrived in the zone! The position of our first station is 62°S and 140°E. We are relieved that the weather is good today. Beginning a campaign with mild meteorological conditions will let us harmonize our ways of working and learn the organization and rhythm of working on board.

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