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AT50-10 ‘CliOMZ’ wrapped!

AT50-10 cruise track

After 37 days at sea, AT50-10 ‘CliOMZ’ is complete, arriving in San Diego this morning. We sailed over 5,500 nautical miles, crossed the Equator twice, occupied 17 stations, and collected over 1,500 samples, which should keep us busy for a while! Below are a selection of photos from the expedition.          …

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AT50-10 ‘CliOMZ’ Underway!

Looking through a porthole at Golfito Bay

NIRVANA Lab members Peter Crockford, Ichiko Sugiyama, and Tristan Horner are in Golfito, Costa Rica, for the start of AT50-10 ‘CliOMZ,’ which sets sail on WHOI’s very own R/V Atlantis today. We will be studying connections between macro- (nitrate, phosphate) and micronutrients, such as iron, copper, iodine, and barium, in the low-oxygen waters of the…

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Lab Writing Retreat 2023

Group Photo at 2023 Writing Retreat

Seven members of the NIRVANA Labs, along with two special guests, journeyed to Yarmouth Port for our annual Lab Writing Retreat. Once again, we were delighted to welcome Ann Dunlea, who is collaborating with several group members on various projects, and Laura Motta, the newest Assistant Scientist in the Department of Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry.…

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R/V Roger Revelle arriving into Papeete

The penultimate U.S. GEOTRACES section cruise, GP17-OCE, is underway! Two members of the NIRVANA Lab, Margot Debyser and Iulia Streanga, are on board. Sailing with them is NIRVANA alum Jule Middleton, who is the Nutrient Supertech for this leg. Prior to sailing, all expedition participants had to participate in a seven-day quarantine for COVID-19. Margot…

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A Day at the Museum

NIRVANA Lab at Museum of Science, Boston

Jurek, Logan, Iulia, Peter, and Tristan were at the Museum of Science, Boston for: “An Encounter with Isotopes, ICP, Lasers, and Mass Spectrometry.” We learned about laser ablation, the Neoma MS/MS MC-ICP-MS, and recent developments in measuring the isotope composition of intact molecules. Thank you to ThermoFisher Scientific for the day out!

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Writing Retreat 2022

Lab Writing Retreat Group Photo

Seven members of the NIRVANA Labs gathered at the Old Red Farm Inn in Little Harbor, Wareham, for a Writing Retreat—the first group retreat since 2019. Lots of exciting projects coming down the pipeline!

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Welcome back Jule!

Jule Middleton returns to Woods Hole after two months collecting samples in the Southern Ocean (Indian Sector) aboard the R/V Thomas G. Thompson (cruise TN376).

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