ALTEX Arctic Cruise
October 7 - November 7, 2001
Tromso, Norway to the Arctic Circle

October 22, 2001: Day #16
On CTD station

Steam rises from -1C ocean waters warmer than the -20C air above it.

Mike Pinto writes: We learned of Stuart Stratton’s (a fellow MBARI employee) death earlier in the day. Today’s other events are insignificant. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Stuart’s family.

Photo by Karen St. Germain

Oceanographic 1, the winch responsible for handling most CTD operations.


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