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Columbia University-Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory: Wiggle Wrangling on Core-Drilling Ship

Jul 17, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSscienceresearch] -- Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory issued the following news:

Research time on the R/V JOIDES Resolution is always in high demand due to the ship's unique drilling capability. Because every hour on "the JR" is precious, all shipboard activities, including sediment core recovery and sample processing, operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, even on holidays. This means that everyone on board works 12 hours a day (and often more), every day, for the...