Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Off to Sea!

I'm busy getting gear ready for a trip out to sea. Friday week I'm heading out to the Chatham Rise on the Tangaroa Very excited but nervous as well! There is a group of Scientists checking the moorings they have out there.
This is an interesting area with the Chatham Rise being a dividing line between the Sub-Antarctic waters to the south and the Sub-tropical waters to the north. I've already ordered my sea sick tablets- Paihia Bombs have been recommended  (had to ring the Paihia Pharmacy for these!)
 Reading up all about Sediment traps in the meantime as well- more to come on this!

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