|1: Delayed Start|
The second cruise of the BGFE experiment on the Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent (LSL) got off to a delayed start due to unusually heavy ice conditions in the Northwest Passage.
|2: Moving Mountains|
The Louis St. Laurent has been making very good time and speed since the science team boarded, traveling a total of 550 nautical miles at an average speed of 15 knots.
|3: "Ahoy from the Louis"|
The following is a poem written during the past week by Amanda Byrd, who is a graduate student at University of Alaska Fairbanks studying for her Masters Degree in Marine Biology.
|4: WHOI Mooring Operations Started|
Chief Scientist Sarah Zimmermann describes the WHOI mooring redeployments.
|5: More Mooring Operations|
Rick Krishfield provides this detailed account of the next few days of mooring work.
|6: Chemistry on the Louis|
Ida Martin explains the daily routine of the chemists onboard the Louis.
|7: Last Week's Accomplishments|
Cruise Chief Scientist Sarah Zimmermann details the accomplishments of the previous week.
|8: Deploying Buoys on the Ice|
Rick Krishfield describes the exciting job of deploying buoys on the ice.
|9: The Last WHOI Mooring Deployment|
Mooring veteran John Kemp talks about the trickiest mooring operation of the cruise.
|10: Heading South|
With the moorings recovered, CTD/Rosette sampling continues in earnest.
|11: Thanks to the Louis!|
Rick Krishfield summarizes the accomplishments of the cruise.