Category: 2019 Expedition

SO Christmas: Why here? Why now?

Sofia Alexiou, NOC 08/12/2019 “You’re going to be WHERE for Christmas?!” is the most common response I get from family and friends after I tell them I will be going on a sea-going research expedition in the Southern Ocean for…

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Sailing South for Christmas

RRS Discovery docked in Punta Arenas port, Chilephoto credit: Sofia Alexiou, NOC by Dr Adrian Martin, Principal Scientist (National Oceanography Centre, UK) 01/12/2019 While many people may be thinking of stockings, Rudolph and Frosty at Christmas, the CUSTARD team is…

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