KIOST Expedition Summary
RV Isabu, October 11 – November 29, 2021
The CSSF team implemented a staggered travel plan to Korea to ensure expertise was available for the integration of ROPOS on the RV Isabu at appropriate times. The bulk of the team arrived in later September and coalesced in Busan, a large port city at the Southern extent of the Peninsula.
BGR 2021 Expedition Summary
RV Pelagia, December 1 – 30, 2021
The CSSF team joined the BGR team onboard the RV Pelagia in Port Louis, Mauritius on December 1, 2021. The ROPOS system, recently offloaded from the Korean vessel RV Isabu, sat waiting on the pier as the RV Pelagia pulled alongside.
NSF/GNS Expedition Summary
RV Tangaroa, March 6 – 26, 2021
In February 2021, 9 members of the CSSF team travelled from Victoria, Halifax and St. Johns to Wellington, New Zealand, to participate in an NSF/GNS funded expedition on board the NIWA research vessel Tangaroa. To meet New Zealand’s COVID requirements for entry into the country the team was quarantined for 14 days in a hotel in Wellington in advance of proceeding to the ship.
ROPOS Featured on CBC Land and Sea
Science of the Sea - Revealing mysteries through the science of the sea
You can watch Science of the Sea - Revealing mysteries through the science of the sea (Season 17 Episode 20) on the Land and Sea CBC website.