Jan 13, 2006
Log by Trina Litchendorf
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Maria Del Carmen samples the CTD
Byron stands next to a sandalwood tree, native (but not endemic) to the islands, meaning that it arrived naturally but is found elsewhere in the world.
recovering the Plankton net
Mariux collects a zooplankton sample
On this cruise we have Ecuadorian scientists working along with us. One of the scientists is going to write a bit about what they are studying, so be sure to check back for that. In the meantime enjoy these pics of them.
Ceasar handles the net tow
Christian hoses down the phytoplankton net
Maria Elena samples from the CTD
Sampling the zooplankton net at night. Oh! The romance of the sea. This net can be closed while it is in the water, so that you can sample specific parts of the water.