Friday 1 February 2008 à 14:50

Superb, enigmatic signs!

Patrice Pruvost. Correspondent aboard the Umitaka Maru

We are in the middle of the ocean, in the middle of nowhere! We have been surrounded by ocean for several days now! Still, each day on the ship seems very different from the one before. Certainly this feeling comes from the changes in light, in weather and in the sea.

Lire la suite

0 comment

Friday 1 February 2008 à 13:54

Did you say “mesopelagic”?

Philippe Koubbi. Correspondent aboard the Umitaka Maru

(written with Patrice Pruvost)
Understanding the role of mesopelagic and bathypelagic species in the Southern Ocean is vital to understanding the transfer of organic material from the surface to the depths of the ocean.

Lire la suite

0 comment

Friday 1 February 2008 à 10:18

Data for the Umitaka Maru

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

Position of the icebreaker :
- Latitude :-64° 01.6 S
- Longitude : 140° 01.0 E
Current speed : on Station knots

Lire la suite

0 comment