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?
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.
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