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Christopher Bull

Aspiring Oceanographer at Northumbria University. Big data python enthusiast. Outdoor adventurer.

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[caption id=”attachment_561” align=”aligncenter” width=”625”]A beautiful close to an amazing adventure. A pod of dolphins  off the starboard bow. A beautiful close to an amazing adventure. A dolphin surfing off the starboard bow.[/caption]

By all accounts, it’s been a resounding success. I didn’t spew once! Moreover, moorings of concern, namely 3/4, came back without a problem. More broadly, all the science objectives were met (some were exceeded). Here’s some impressive facts. We retrieved 17 km of mooring line with over 150 sensors on the 5 moorings. The CTD winch payed (in and out) 171 km of wire for the 28 CTDs of the voyage. As my first voyage at sea I can’t imagine better conditions; the weather has been perfect. The food and company have been excellent. And most importantly, I won 3/5 games of Carcassonne!

[caption id=”attachment_562” align=”aligncenter” width=”300”]A humpback breaching starboard. Image:  Alicia Navidad. A humpback breaching starboard. Image: Alicia Navidad.[/caption]

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