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2004 Dispatches

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1: Delayed Start
The second cruise of the BGFE experiment on the Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent (LSL) got off to a delayed start due to unusually heavy ice conditions in the Northwest Passage.
2: Moving Mountains
The Louis St. Laurent has been making very good time and speed since the science team boarded, traveling a total of 550 nautical miles at an average speed of 15 knots.
3: "Ahoy from the Louis"
The following is a poem written during the past week by Amanda Byrd, who is a graduate student at University of Alaska Fairbanks studying for her Masters Degree in Marine Biology.
4: WHOI Mooring Operations Started
Chief Scientist Sarah Zimmermann describes the WHOI mooring redeployments.
5: More Mooring Operations
Rick Krishfield provides this detailed account of the next few days of mooring work.
6: Chemistry on the Louis
Ida Martin explains the daily routine of the chemists onboard the Louis.
7: Last Week's Accomplishments
Cruise Chief Scientist Sarah Zimmermann details the accomplishments of the previous week.
8: Deploying Buoys on the Ice
Rick Krishfield describes the exciting job of deploying buoys on the ice.
9: The Last WHOI Mooring Deployment
Mooring veteran John Kemp talks about the trickiest mooring operation of the cruise.
10: Heading South
With the moorings recovered, CTD/Rosette sampling continues in earnest.
11: Thanks to the Louis!
Rick Krishfield summarizes the accomplishments of the cruise.

Last updated: October 7, 2019

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