Snapshots from Sea

As we move up from California into Oregonian waters, we have been documenting both the exciting science and the beautiful views. Here are a few snapshots from the beginning of Leg 2.

Erin Cuyler and Carrie Weeks share a laugh while waiting for the CTD to surface. Photo Credit: Meghan Shea
Erin Cuyler and Carrie Weeks share a laugh while waiting for the CTD to surface. Photo Credit: Meghan Shea
The ship heads to a nearshore station along the California coast. Photo Credit: Meghan Shea
The ship heads to a nearshore station along the California coast. Photo Credit: Meghan Shea
Ryan McCabe prepares the CTD for the next station. Photo Credit: Meghan Shea
Lysette Mekkes, Kevin Johnson, Ryan McCabe, and Jonna Engström-Öst (from left to right) inspect a sample from a net tow. Photo Credit: Meghan Shea
Lysette Mekkes, Kevin Johnson, Ryan McCabe, and Jonna Engström-Öst (from left to right) inspect a sample from a net tow. Photo Credit: Meghan Shea
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Spencer Showalter deploys a net designed to catch algae, in search of toxic Pseudo-nitzchia. Photo Credit: Meghan Shea
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Brian Bill examines a water sample, looking for the toxic phytoplankton Pseudo-nitzchia (Photo Credit: Spencer Showalter)
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A surprisingly large copepod from the zooplankton tow, measuring over 1cm (Photo Credit: Spencer Showalter)
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Anna McClaskey cleans the Bongo nets (Photo Credit: Spencer Showalter)
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A whale, dolphin, and small flock of birds share the early morning ocean. Photo credit: Olivier Glippa
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A northern fur seal came to check out the ship. Photo credit: Olivier Glippa
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An endless ocean from behind the CTD. Photo credit: Spencer Showalter

Written By: Meghan Shea and Spencer Showalter

 

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