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Sea Trials Transit
Daily Science Report for 2 March 2009
LOCATION: In transit to Honolulu, Hawaii
SCIENCE UPDATE: The superconducting rock magnetometer (SRM) is finally fully
functional and paleomagnetic properties of Hole U1330B archive halves
could be determined. The Readiness Assessment Team is busy with finishing
assessment reports. Writing of the Preliminary Report is nearly completed.
Intensive laboratory cleaning started this morning and continued during the
day. The few last acceptance testing activities are ongoing and port call and
crossover preparations are ramping up.
See detailed transit map
Ship highlight of the day: Imaging Office
The Imaging Specialist is responsible for close-up images, images taken for public relations purposes, and the maintenance of microscopes and the imaging logger.
Imaging Office 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 Thursday, 05-Mar-2009 01:29:01 CST.