Land, ho!

In contrast with other large cruises, on which many different disciplines work on a variety of scientific topics, the Archimedes-I cruise combined forces by integrating various techniques to investigate one overarching question: What processes drive crustal growth in the intra-oceanic domain? lees meer

And now, the end is near...

On the RV Sonne, still in the southwest Pacific, times are changing. The storms that plagued us in the first week of January seem to have left the area for now. The sun is dominating the sky.lees meer

Female pirates, mermaids and women oceanographers

Ever since we started sailing around the world, being at sea was considered a man’s job. According to the International Labour Organisation only 1-2% of seafarers are women today. So how did this come to be and where are we heading? Let’s dive into some history. lees meer

Entering the cyclone season

As soon as we cheered upon 2019, the weather changed. Up until now, we had sunny days, gentle waves and warm, humid nights. But here we are in the middle of the cyclone season. lees meer

5 tips and tricks to stay fit on board a research vessel

The holidays are always a difficult time to do your regular exercises.lees meer

Dredging Rock For Christmas

The busy days of OBS deployment and recovery are long passed.lees meer

Sugar Cubes And Seismic Measurements

Let’s start with some good news: the lost luggage we were all so worried about arrived on time.lees meer

46 Days At Sea

It is a small miracle that despite the high number of scientists and all the different travelling routes to the harbour of embarkment, Suva, Fiji – for most of us literally the other side of the wolees meer

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