Research Cruises in the South Pacific

RV Rapuhia (former "Meteor") off New Zealand.

Front deck in a West Coast storm

The rosette sampler, to take water samples at depth

The  CTD (conductivity, temperature, depth) probe
disappearing below the water surface

Birthday at sea
(Photo: Mike Moore)

Chemists can be weird... 
a makeshift clean lab under a plastic tent

Foggy rainbow

Sperm whale off Kaikoura

South Pacific sunset