I wrote about this experience last night and I want to share the video. Hopefully you can play it! I'm not sure how uploads here translate to land but the green line in the sky is the C-130 flying over us and saying "hello." The aircraft will meet up with the ship at the first stop. If all goes as planned, we will reach our first destination tomorrow evening.
This link gives you an idea of how high the waves were Wednesday:
I love surprises, they give us the opportunity to dive into the unknown with unquenchable curiosity. I have never been at sea, for more than a day, and I certainly have never seen a floating lab at work. The mission is the North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study (NAAMES). This blog is not about the science as much as the people behind it. I will leave the science discoveries to the 32 bright minds aboard. So how does a floating lab work? Let's figure it out together.