Monday 4 February 2008 à 14:00

Foul weather for working!

Patrice Pruvost. Correspondent aboard the Umitaka Maru

When my watch begins, at four o’clock in the morning, I am stunned to find the deck covered with snow. The wind rose during the night. Now the wind speed is greater than 30 knots. We have the impression that it is going to grow stronger still.

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Monday 4 February 2008 à 12:27

A visit to the microscopic world!

Patrice Pruvost. Correspondent aboard the Umitaka Maru

(written by Jean-Henri Hecq)
Hello. I am Jean-Henri Hecq. I am a specialist in zooplankton, particularly that of the Mediterranean (in Corsica) and the Antarctic. I am carrying out my research at the University of Liège in Belgium.

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Monday 4 February 2008 à 11:15

Data for the Umitaka Maru

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

Position of the icebreaker :
- Latitude : - 65° 59.2 S
- Longitude :139° 39.1 E
Heading : on station
Current speed : on station

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