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Scientists have just returned from a voyage with samples of rare animals and more than 10 possible new species in a trip which they say has revolutionised their thinking about deep-sea life in the Atlantic Ocean. One group of creatures … Continue reading
We would like to give a big thank you to all the officers and crew of the James Cook for all their support during JC048. Without your offshore expertise and willingness to help the cruise would not have been the success … Continue reading
There had been much excitement onboard as we neared the Spanish coastline. After all it had been over 5 weeks since we last saw land. On Friday evening the sea was flat calm and all around us there was evidence … Continue reading
We are on the return leg now, only a days steaming away from Vigo, Spain, where the James Cook will dock. Everyone is busy packing away their volumous, generally fragile, scientific equipment and finishing off the last-minute jobs before they … Continue reading
On the first day of the mid summer month the James Cook was on a transit, leaving behind the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and heading to Vigo, the port where our cruise will end up. Usually during a cruise, transit is a … Continue reading
Giant protozoans! Today was the day that the science finished and we started the long trek to Vigo. The ROV had gone into the water the previous evening for its last outing of the cruise, devoted mainly to the collection … Continue reading