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This is the second blog post of a series on Jennifer Glass’ experience at sea.
Read the first part here.
Six thousand feet below our ship, three tectonic plates are colliding. Like slow-moving conveyor belts, the Rivera and Cocos Plates creep under the North American Plate. Where the denser oceanic plates…Continue
Greetings from the Pacific Ocean! I am currently at sea for three weeks with an awesome team of astrobiologists, geochemists and molecular biologists. We are floating off the coast of western Mexico, about 100 miles west of Manzanillo, Mexico, on the Oregon State University research vessel Oceanus.
Off to sample the Eastern Tropical North Pacific Oxygen Minimum Zone on R/V Oceanus!…