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Ross Sea Voyage 2024 Robertson Bay

Ross Sea Voyage Update #11: Robertson Bay

Date: 2024
Type: Update
Summary: Icebergs everywhere in Robertson Bay – a corner of the Ross Sea, and a place that acts as a record of change. Conditions allowed the team to complete sediment cores and CTD profiles, before they head north for the return journey to New Zealand.
Ross Sea Voyage 2024: Sunset sea ice

Ross Sea Voyage Update #10: Sea ice, sunsets and science

Date: 2024
Type: Update
Summary: As the vessel works its way south into the Joides Trough, the team is seeing some spectacular sunsets and sharing some incredible imagery, while collecting biophysical baseline data.
Ross Sea Voyage 2024: Sea ice

Ross Sea Voyage Update #9: Sheltering in sea ice

Date: 2024
Type: Update
Summary: The team are hiding in the pack ice! But between the storms, they’ve managed to undertake about 36 hours of science activities, including moorings, CTD profiles, a zooplankton trawl and recovery of a sediment trap.
Tangaroa

Tangaroa voyage: Land-sea connectivity in the Ross Sea coastal environment

Date: 2023
Type: Update
Summary: Researchers returned recently from a 6-week research voyage aboard the RV Tangaroa to the Southern Ocean and Ross Sea region of Antarctica. Dr Sarah Seabrook went searching for seafloor seeps of subglacial fluids into the ocean.
Fig 7 site 20221026 182209 Natalie Robinson

How to recover a mooring from under the sea ice

Date: 2023
Type: Science
Authors: Natalie Robinson
Summary: Find out how this past summer, in Antarctica, we recovered an experimental oceanographic mooring from under the sea ice.
Deploy tracemetal sampler Matt Druce

Tangaroa voyage: Phytoplankton in the Ross Sea

Date: 2023
Type: Update
Summary: Researchers returned recently from a 6-week research voyage aboard the RV Tangaroa to the Southern Ocean and Ross Sea region of Antarctica. A total of 333 trace metal concentration and 130 trace metal isotope samples were collected, including characterisation of sea ice and glacial ice. Here's Cliff Law's highlights.
Fish below the platelet layer

Case Study: Bespoke technology is advancing Antarctic research

Date: 2022
Type: Science
Summary: The long-term perspective of the Antarctic Science Platform has afforded research partners the certainty to invest in new equipment.

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