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July 8, 2019
More WaterWords and videos from the Hunting Bubbles expedition
Five new posts from the Hunting Bubbles expedition.
July 1, 2019
Cruise blog: Update on observing seafloor methane seeps at the edge of hydrate stability
Six new posts, including two videos, from the R/V Falkor on its cruise to seek out and study methane bubbles seeping out of the seafloor.
June 25, 2019
Cruise blog: More observing seafloor methane seeps at the edge of hydrate stability
Six new blog posts from the continuing Hunting Bubbles research cruise.
June 18, 2019
Cruise blog: Observing seafloor methane seeps at the edge of hydrate stability
Four new updates from the ongoing cruise of the R/V Falkor…
October 12, 2018
At the end of another long work day, I empty my pockets: zip ties, a hex wrench, miscellaneous combination wrenches, tubes of o-ring lubricant, several gloves (bizarrely, an odd number), rolls of electrical tape, various wires, nuts and washers, and a couple candy wrappers.
September 27, 2018
Hunting Bubbles: Bubbles Found
As we steam towards San Francisco in rough seas, I am reminded how lucky we have been during our time on the Falkor with the weather, never losing any days to poor weather. Falkor really is the luck dragon!
September 24, 2018
Hunting Bubbles ~ Week Four Video
This week’s #HuntingBubbles video looks at the trial of the ABISS lander and the next steps that the team will take as they reflect on the expedition.
September 13, 2018
Rapid prototyping for the deep sea
This was not what I expected, but then again, I am not sure what I expected. Apart from a one-month stint in undergrad sailing across the Atlantic with Sea Education Association, I have never been on a research cruise before.
Hunting Bubbles: Week Two Video
This week’s #HuntingBubbles video explains and explores the cutting-edge technology being used on the expedition, including a Mass Spectrometer, Laser Spectrometer, and Stereoscopic High-Definition, High-Speed Camera.
September 12, 2018
Seafloor methane expedition: In-situ observations of methane bubbles from natural seeps
Rising methane bubbles from natural seeps can either dissipate in the water column, or “survive” up to the water surface and be released into the atmosphere.