Friday 15 February 2008 à 16:11

Data for the Umitaka Maru

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

Position of the icebreaker :
- Latitude : - 51° 38.5 S
- Longitude : 146° 02.3 E
Heading : 006
Current speed : 15 knots

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Friday 15 February 2008 à 14:47

A veritable floating laboratory!

Philippe Koubbi. Correspondent aboard the Umitaka Maru

(written with Patrice Pruvost)
As you know from preceding dispatches, the Umitaka Maru is a veritable floating laboratory. At each station, all the scientists on board wait impatiently for the samples to get at the materiel needed for their research.

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Friday 15 February 2008 à 12:01

One last visit with the Umitaka Maru!

Patrice Pruvost. Correspondent aboard the Umitaka Maru

We have good weather today. It is almost warm, with a temperature near 7°C. It is really nice to be able to open the portholes and let in fresh air. The end of the crossing will come soon.

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