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Sea Trials Transit

Daily Science Report for 2 February 2009

LOCATION: In transit to Guam across the Philippine Sea, currently NW of Palau.

SCIENCE UPDATE: USIO pre-acceptance and acceptance testing continues. Planning also continues for Readiness Assessment Committee (RAC) arrival and testing activities.

See detailed transit map




Ship highlight of the day: Lifeboats


There are four lifeboats on the JR and each can accommodate 70 people. They have a clear dome through which the pilot can navigate.



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



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Modified on Wednesday, 04-Feb-2009 08:32:51 CST.