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January 9, 2018
Into the mud of the Great Australian Bight
The voyage brings together 20 students from universities all over Australia aboard the RV Investigator to learn and gain hands on experience in marine sciences. From a range of universities, we share our experience with grab sediment sampling.
October 11, 2017
The Journey to the Heart of the Ocean
Mud, mud / Glorious mud. / Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood.
April 10, 2017
Turning Field Work into Field Play
Field work is basically made from these ingredients: stressful planning, packing hassles, long flights, inevitable food poisoning, sunburn, monotonous days, and lots and lots of fun!
February 15, 2017
A Mud Doctor and Her X-Rays
To diagnose the bewildering mud, we first had to get as close as we could by boat and then approach it on foot. This was trickier than it sounds. The best kind of mud is that soupy, stinky stuff that slowly sucks you into its depths if you naively try to walk across it. We found the tummy slither to be an efficient mode of transportation.