This was the most successful week for us. We were able to go sampling nearly every day. That’s very rare in Antarctica.
Apart from our routine benthic sampling, we also went sampling to measure the seawater characteristics (such as salinity, temperature, and chlorophyll-a). This time we went with other group who work on plankton. Since boat work is of interest to many people, there were also 2 terrestrial (land) ecologists came along to join us. And, not to forget, an assistant cook who also turned up to give a hand.