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The Krill Blog

September to November, 2010
Krill are a vital part of the marine food chain. Follow a group of scientists in the Northwest Atlantic as they study krill and the animals that rely on krill to survive.

Taking the Pulse of the Fraser

September 12 - 29, 2010
This project aims to quantify the flux, age, and composition of terrestrial organic carbon transported by large rivers to the ocean.

The Daily Bucket Online

September 3, 2010
Follow Steve Beaupre’s reports from the R/V Atlantis as part of Tim Eglinton’s cruise examining how carbon cycles through the Northwest Atlantic.

Vanishing Arctic

August 28, 2010
Dallas Murphy reports back from Bob Pickart’s expedition aboard the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy to study the effects of warming and climate change in the Arctic.

Vent Larvae Cruises

August 20, 2010
Stace Beaulieu blogs from an expedition to the Southern Mariana Trench aboard the Japanese research vessel Yokosuka to study larvae at hydrothermal vents.

A Girl's Guide to Climate Change

August 4 -15, 2010
For a non-science perspective on paleoclimate research, follow Jaime Cat Callan's blog from the R/V Knorr in the Gulf of Maine.

Studying Climate Change from Beneath the Ocean

July 10 to August 1, 2010
Join WHOI researchers on the R/V Knorr as they travel to specific spots in the North Atlantic Ocean to pull sediments up from the ocean floor.

R/V Kilo Moana Quorum Sensing Cruise

July 13 - 23, 2010
Join WHOI researchers on the R/V Kilo Moana as they conduct a research cruise in the North Pacific to study bacteria involved in the marine carbon cycle.

Expedition to the Northern Galápagos Islands

May 14 to June 20, 2010
Join WHOI researchers on the R/V Melville as they travel to the Galápagos for a month of sea-floor mapping and rock sample collection.

Demerara Rise 2010

January to February, 2010
Join researchers on the R/V Knorr surveying and collecting sediment in the western tropical Atlantic, off the northeast coast of South America.  The goal of the cruise is to collect sediment to learn ocean circulation has changed in the past, especially in association with the last ice age and abrupt climate events.