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By Author: Dr Nerida Wilson

7 May: Busting the bank (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We have now been trawling at Burdwood Bank for over three days.  

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 09 May 2013

3 May: Answers for class (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We had a fifth grade science class at Heritage Elementary, Escondido, California send us questions about our work.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

2 May: Breaking up is hard to do (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

After sampling at the eastern side of the Falklands/Malvinas, we went north and took some samples off the side of the continental shelf.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

28 April: Better living through Chemistry (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

At the moment, we are sampling near the Falkland islands (or Malvinas).

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

27 April: Green flashes (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

Today we went for the deepest and steepest.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

26 April: Sea chickens (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We are still doing some deep trawls, which take up a lot of time, but it is fascinating to see different animals. And speaking of which...

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

25 April: Deeper & deeper (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We are now exploring the deeper parts of the Burdwood Bank.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 29 Apr 2013

24 April: Hump day happiness (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

Today marks the middle of our cruise; it’s an important milestone to be celebrated!

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 29 Apr 2013

23 April: Feeding habits of the Antarctic Scientist (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

Introducing special guest blogger, James Tickner.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 29 Apr 2013

22 April: Abandon hope! (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

Indeed the wind died down enough for another trawl this morning, but it did not contain the organisms we’d hoped for.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 29 Apr 2013