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CoCoHaCa Cruise Blog – Latest update

DAY SIX Monday’s 4am shift got off on the right note as myself and Siobhan decided to upgrade our midnight snack to midnight steak (sandwich) thanks to the delectable leftovers from Sundays’ dinner. It has been really interesting being on … Continue reading

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CoCoHaCa Cruise Blog – Update

DAY THREE Finn Ni Fhaolain With all our coring completed successfully earlier in the week it was high def video time. With 6 scientists on board we work in shifts of two and hang out in the ROV Shack with … Continue reading

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CoCoHaCa Cruise Blog Day 2

DAY TWO Finn Ni Fhaolain After waking up for the 4am shift it was so exciting to see the first video recordings from the ROV. There was successful coring through the night and everyone was pleased to see that the … Continue reading

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CoCoHaCa Cruise Blog

DAY ONE Finn Ni Fhaolain I was so excited to get the call from Andy (Wheeler) earlier in the year to join him and a great group of scientists from around the country for a research cruise to the Porcupine … Continue reading

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Final #QuERCi Post

Hi again from the RV Celtic Explorer! Here is the final update on board, and a summary, as we have now reached the end of the cruise! We have completed our transit back to Galway and, as I write, can … Continue reading

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QuERCi Update Seven

Niamh Connolly, 3rd Year, Earth Science, BSc, UCC Keeping you posted on the progress of the RV Celtic Explorer! There has been exciting times recently on-board! Our run of incredible weather conditions continues which has greatly helped our data collection! … Continue reading

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QuERCi Update 6: Taking a closer look

Keeping you up to date on the progress of the RV Celtic Explorer, the sea remains relatively calm. From sunrises to sunsets there are some spectacular scenes to be witnessed, and that’s just above the surface! Many more wonderful scenes … Continue reading

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Views from the ocean floor: QuERCi update 5

Niamh Connolly, 3rd Year Earth Science, BSc, UCC. Hi again from the Celtic Explorer! Here is another update on the adventures unfolding so far. It was a misty start to the morning with winds picking up creating a slight swell, … Continue reading

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Celtic Explorer Update 4: 15 June 2015

Here’s another update on the exciting times on-board the RV Celtic Explorer! Sea conditions remain incredibly calm and early morning starts are no tough task when you can enjoy spectacular 6am sunrises like this! Yesterday we managed to collect some … Continue reading

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QuERCi Project: First data collected

Life on-board the RV Celtic Explorer continues! The weather couldn’t be better with sunny skies and calm sea conditions like a lake at the moment which means working conditions are kept very comfortable alongside freshly caught Mackerel for breakfast every … Continue reading

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