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Day 11 - A quiet day
Saturday 24th October

This morning started off with grey clouds and rain. As the day progressed the sun came out for a while and it was quite pleasant just to stand outside and watch the sea go by as we continued doing more transects with the Multibeam to update the maps of the area. There has been a bit of a swell all day and I am told that this is going to increase as the day goes on and that it could possibly be worse than it was Wednesday.

I have spent most of today editing videos to put on the Internet. Also, while I was filming the deployment of Calypso yesterday, the Chief Officer of the Pourquoi pas? asked if it would be possible to have a copy of my film as it is something they do not have. So as well as doing the videos for YouTube I also created a 15 minute video of Calypso for him. It is too big to upload to YouTube but I have posted a shorter version along with some other clips.

These are the videos so far:

Deployment of the seismic buoy and streamer.

Calypso being deployed.


Some sea views.

One of our feathered visitors.

You can view these videos by clicking on the links or copying then and pasting them onto the address line on your browser.

I am looking forward to an extra hour in my bed tonight as the clock goes back an hour here on the ship the same as if we were at home.
24 Oct 2009 - 20:27 by CoralFISH BobGeo Cruise | comments (0)
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