JA Daily Science Report for Expedition 309, 12 July 2005
LOCATION: in transit to Site 1256
SCIENCE UPDATE: Today we left port and transited through the Panama Canal. The first science meeting was held with an introduction to life on the ship for scientists. We also conducted our first safety meeting and boat drill. Lab preparations are underway. We cleared the Bridge of the Americas shortly after 0100, July 13 and are in transit to Site 1256.