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Sea Trials Transit

Daily Science Report for 30 January 2009

LOCATION: In transit to Guam.

SCIENCE UPDATE: Analytical systems fully installed, preacceptance and acceptance testing underway on various systems, and several systems ready for international operations. Readiness assessment planning and preparation continues daily.

Projected course will continue to take us through the Sulu Sea, through the Surigao Strait into the Philippine Sea, and across the Pacific Ocean to Guam.

See detailed transit map



Ship highlight of the day: Accommodations

    

All cabins are single or double occupancy and were built with improved noise reduction. There is direct access between the labs and accommodations areas. The new staterooms provide an additional 9 science berths for a total of 60 science berths.

Cabin panorama (Quicktime VR). Click and drag to pan around. Use the Shift and Control keys to zoom in and out.

See iodp.tamu.edu/labs/ship.html for more details on the ship's new laboratories.



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Modified on Tuesday, 03-Feb-2009 10:41:32 CST.