August 2, 2012 archive

Day 17: GLAD Expedition – Thank you and Goodbye… for now!

The penultimate day of the cruise is upon us (and it came with little fanfare). The drifters have been deployed. The CTDs have been cast. The fresh fruit has been eaten. This morning, the outhouse was emptied and the meteorological-sensor mast was skeletonized. Afternoon excitement included fellow student Conor catching an almost three-foot blackfin tuna …

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