One Ten East Logs from the IIOE-2 voyage aboard RV Investigator have been posted on the WAMSI website during the month long voyage.
Log from One Ten East
The RV Investigator is currently undertaking oceanographic research along the 110°E meridian off Western Australia as part of the second International Indian Ocean Expedition. The voyage is led by Professor Lynnath Beckley of Murdoch University and the research is supported by a grant of sea time on RV Investigator from the CSIRO Marine National Facility.
|Date: June 13, 2019||Time: 1200 AWST|
|Latitude: 31°S||Longitude: 115°E|
|Wind direction: W||Wind speed: 6 knots|
|Swell direction: SW 2 m||Depth: 587 m|
|Air temperature: 17°C||Sea temperature: 21°C|
|Notes: People are busily packing up all their gear in preparation for docking tomorrow. We have humpbacks singing!|
|Captain Koolhof, Scientists and MNF Support staff wearing their fluoro vests and red beanies, form IIOE 2 on the foredeck of RV Investigator. Photo: Micheline Jenner AM.|
|Beanies off to the completion of a memorable IN2019_V03 voyage along the 110°East meridian in the south-east Indian Ocean as part of the second International Indian Ocean Expedition. Note the beautiful rainbow by the mast that accompanied us for the remainder of the day. Photo: Micheline Jenner AM.|
|It’s a wrap of the 110°East line voyage IN2019_V03! Photo: Micheline Jenner AM.|