Monthly Archives: August 2012

Update from the Arctic

The USGS 2012 Arctic Cruise is underway. The lab is up and running. The team has been collecting data from the beginning of the cruise and the first rosette water samples were taken on Monday (August 27th). The Healyis running … Continue reading

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Boarding Day! Helicopter flight to the ship.

After spending the night in Barrow, the research team headed to the Search and Rescue building in Barrow.  They put on survival gear and boarded helicopters to be flown out to the USCGC Healy.  More photos and boarding day information … Continue reading

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Rest of Team Arrives, Tour of the Barrow Area, and Interview by Swedish Television

The beautiful weather today was perfect for exploring the areas surrounding Barrow including the northern most point in the United States and a whale bone arch.   Dr. Lisa Robbins saw grey whales offshore and was interviewed by Benny Erikson, … Continue reading

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Barrow, Alaska – On Top of the World

After many hours of travel, Dr. Lisa Robbins has finally arrived at Wiley Scott/Will Rogers Memorial Airport to a chilly Barrow, Alaska.   Upon arrival, she found shipmate Monica Price was already in town. Lisa and Monica enjoyed some time … Continue reading

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Traveling to Barrow, Alaska

  The USGS office in St. Petersburg, Florida is over 4,000 miles from Barrow, Alaska. The distance did not stop Ocean Acidification Research team member Dr. Lisa Robbins from boarding a plane in Tampa, Florida on August 22, 2012 for … Continue reading

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Loading Supplies on the Healy

USGS scientific team member Paul Knorr traveled to Seattle, Washington to load supplies for the research cruise on to the USCGC Healy.  In the week prior, the supplies traveled by truck across the United States from St. Petersburg, Florida to … Continue reading

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