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With the RV SONNE to the South China Sea: Research in a natural laboratory under climatic and anthropogenic stress

9.8.2019 – Great dirt work: Processing sediment samples

How are sediment samples processed so that they are not just dirt from the bottom of the sea, but a valuable glimpse into the past of the respective sea area?

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7.8.2019 – Science has started

In the early morning of August 6, we reached the study area and our first sampling station.

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3.8.-4.8.2019 – First weekend

It’s our first weekend on board and as we are still in transit to our working area, science quite hasn’t started. But we weren’t completely idle.

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29.7.-1.8.2019 – Singapore, here we are!

We made it! Finally, after many months of preparation, we arrived in on late Monday afternoon in Singapore, where our expedition to the South China Sea with R/V Sonne will start August 2.

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Expedition: SO269
Project: MEGAPOL
Start: 31.07.2019 - Singapur
Destination: 03.09.2019 - Hong Kong

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