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Cornish Pasties and Jellyfish at the MBA

On Monday we were invited to the Marine Biology Association (MBA) and the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS) for lunch and a...

The Final Plymouth Sample

On Thursday, May 28th the Sorcerer II crew, accompanied by Dr. Jack Gilbert and two of his Ph.D. students, headed out for one final sampling...

First Sampling in Plymouth Reveals Interesting Blooms — BBC Cameras capture it all!

After a couple of days in Plymouth we were ready for the first of two intense sampling days together with the Plymouth Marine Laboratory...

Days of Discovery: Plymouth, Sea Urchin Cell Division and More Plankton

After a few days of fairly rough weather and winds up to 50 knots we finally spotted land and made our way to Plymouth. With our social...

England, Here We Come!

In calm and clear conditions on May 11 Sorcerer II set sail for Plymouth, England.  We enjoyed our brief stay in the Azores, but we were...

Land Horta! The Sorcerer II on Faial Island, the Azores

We sailed into Horta on the island of Failal Saturday, May 9th around 1pm.  The Sorcerer II crew was excited to visit the island but then...

North Atlantic Transit

After four days in Bermuda reconnecting with colleagues at BIOS and preparing for sampling across the North Atlantic, Sorcerer II departed on...

Bermuda: Back to Where We Started

Sorcerer II arrived in Bermuda around 7 p.m. on Saturday April 25th after a five day, 1,000 mile sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. During the...

The Search for Environmental “Gems” Continues

As an original crew member of the Sorcerer II circumnavigation that began in 2003, I had not been sailing/sampling on the boat since September...

Back on Land

We arrive in Ft. Lauderdale and are all glad to be back on land for a few days. But we were also elated by the success of the first part of the...

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