As at 0600 on Thursday morning, we have finally started our voyage back to the RV Investigator’s home port of Hobart.
In a country like Australia, we are cognisant of the need for water and how difficult it is to find in places like the desert.
By: Lloyd Godson One of our key roles as Educators on Board is to share our experience with students across Australia through live ship-to-shore video broadcasts. Today I had the privilege of connecting with two schools simultaneously, The Nature School Primary and Hastings Secondary College Westport Campus, in my hometown of Port Macquarie. The audience […]
By: Thomas Coad During today’s surveying, we came across a rather interesting series of pings in the bathymetric multibeam data. The sound waves that had been returned from the seafloor had arrived from the final resting place of the SS Cambridge, a vessel under war charter by the British Government during World War II. With […]
Whilst travelling on board RV Investigator, one has the opportunity to engage with user-friendly interfaces and beautiful audio-visual displays of underway data.
Dr Jill Shephard is a Research Fellow at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia whose main role on board the RV Investigator is to undertake seabird and sea mammal surveys.
Meet Cassie Rowse, she is the Chief Steward aboard RV Investigator and has worked on the ship since her maiden voyage.
During today’s seafloor mapping transects we came ‘face to face’ with a rather sinister rock formation, carved into the granite cliffs of Cleft Island.