And we are back, for the third time, from the Eastern Gotland basin. For little more than one week you will be able to follow the benthic biogeochemistry group at the University of Gothenburg (UGOT) and their work here on the blog. Well, great, but what are we doing? In brief, the deeper parts of … Read more

Oceanography Field Trip Day 2

september 15th, 2016 | Skrivet av marinavetenskaper i Expedition | marina vetenskaper | Marinvetare | Plugga | R/V Skagerak | Student | Studentliv - (0 kommentarer)

Blog Day 2   The day began earlier than was hoped for. By 6:50 Imke, Sara, and Laurits were already swimming in the water. Laurits says it was “fantastic”. Soon after breakfast we departed and started our journey up the coast. Despite the early hours, everybody on board was excited  and was appreciating the beauty … Read more

Ocean Mixing Field Trip Day 1

september 14th, 2016 | Skrivet av marinavetenskaper i Expedition | marina vetenskaper | Marinvetare | Okategoriserade | R/V Skagerak | Student - (0 kommentarer)

The Ocean Mixing class started its first trip out into the Skagerak this week. The excursion almost began on the Monday. Everyone had arrived aftertheir various journeys from Gothenburg through their various means. The ship was loaded with most of the equipment (poor Torsten forgot to pack the MSS computer, and had to make another journey … Read more

405 meters deep

juni 13th, 2016 | Skrivet av marinavetenskaper i Expedition | Okategoriserade | R/V Skagerak | Student - (0 kommentarer)

We lowered the CTD to over 400 meters depth in Norway, which is very deep by Swedish standards, since the deepest part of the Baltic Sea (Landsortsdjupet) is 459m. We even had to dismount the LISST, since it only can withstand a maximum depth of 300 meters. Sara, Patrik and a few others celebrated with drinking … Read more

Hi! Here comes some more information about what we are doing here on the research vessel R/V Skagerak! There is one more instrument I want to tell you about that wasn’t mentioned in the previous post about what we do here on R/V Skagerak; The Aqualogger. Apart from the other instruments, we use the Aqualogger … Read more

Hi! When all the measurements at sea are done for the day there are usually a lot of data to process. So the workday continues even after we have reached the port. Eventually most of us get some free time, which we use in different ways. Almost everyone watches Game of thrones, but are all … Read more

What, why and how we do it – part 1

juni 10th, 2016 | Skrivet av marinavetenskaper i Expedition | marina vetenskaper | Okategoriserade | R/V Skagerak | Student - (Kommentarer inaktiverade för What, why and how we do it – part 1)

Hi! Here comes some interesting (hopefully) notes about what it is that we’re doing onboard R/V Skagerak all day long. We are going up and down the Koster Trench, mainly because we want to know how the deep water is being exchanged in the trench. If we know how the water masses are flowing and … Read more

Hi! Summer vacation started a few days ago but, as a student at the Marine Science Bachelor Programme, I, Emil, along with some of my fellow Bachelor and Master students just can’t get enough of the sea. That’s why we went back to the classroom, and it’s not any kind of classroom. It’s one of … Read more