Southern Ocean GasEx Blog

Dispatches from the Southern Ocean Gas Exchange Experiment

Arrival in Punta Arenas

Posted by sogasex on February 24, 2008

By David Ho, LDEO

It’s a beautiful day in Punta Arenas: 19°C and sunny.

The NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown arrived yesterday morning, and the SO GasEx scientists are slowly trickling into Punta Arenas as well. Tomorrow, we’ll have the use of a shore crane to move most of the gear from the CLIVAR/CO2 P18 cruise off the ship, and hopefully move most of the gear for SO GasEx onto the ship.

Until then, here’s a picture of the ship taken from my hotel window:

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