Live Blog from the Oden Icebreaker
Local time: UTC 14.39
Position: 85° 57.45'N 148° 03.31'W
Speed: 0.7 knots
Water depth: 2174 m
Wind speed: 8.2 m/s
Air temperature: -1.23°C
Feels like (wind chill): -7.45°C
Sea temperature: -1.5°C
Photo (NTNU): Picture from 21 August.
For the past few days we have been breaking ice for LSSL that has been shooting seismic. After meeting heavy ice conditions, with a lot of ridges and multi-year ice, on the last seismic line, the plan was changed to head west into more manageable ice. For the last few hours we have done coring and taking a CTD. Now we are waiting for the ice station to finish up and come back onboard. Due to fog, the ice stations were placed on a floe next to the ship, and not the normal distance (15nm-20nm) away from the ship. The weather today has been cloudy with a lot of fog.
Involved PhD candidates from NTNU: Hans-Martin Heyn (AMOS/SAMCoT/IMT), Jon Bjørnø (SAMCoT/IMT) and Runa Skarbø (CIRFA/BAT)
More than 500 pupils participated in the Ocean Space Race 2016!
Photo (Maria Gulaker, Marintek): This year's winners of the price "The young ship designer" are from Blindern senior high school. (4 March 2016)
Read more about the event and find more news from the Department of Marine Technology!
Researchers from the Department of Marine Technology, together with their colleagues from the Arctic University of Norway (UiT), discovere a destructive Arctic shipworm. (26 February 2016)
Read more about the discovery and find more news from the Department of Marine Technology!
PhD candidates test new technology for underwater operations at Svalbard in February 2016.
Photo (NTNU AUR-lab): Side scan of the shipwreck in Trygghamna, taken by the autonomous underwater vehicle REMUS 100.
Read more about the research cruise and find more news from the Department of Marine Technology!