Back on Dry Land-The Come Down

Whether you are a cruise veteran or a first-time sea-goer, the experience of returning to normal life on land can be shocking both physically and mentally. There are of course, the first few moments as you step off the boat where the stability of the ground beneath you is off-putting. You may giddily jump up and down or stop your … Read More

What to Bring on a Research Cruise?

What do you bring when you head out to sea for a month-long research cruise? Here we present a comprehensive list of items from the tools for our research to the extra personal items that keep us happy when far from home.   Scientific Equipment: As scientists, our top priority is our instruments, equipment and any supplies we may need … Read More