By: Matt Rutherford On: July 28, 2016 In: Citizen Science Comments: 1

Hello Fish Finder Followers I want to keep you informed of where the Fish Finder has been over the summer. I will update this sight a couple of times over the next few months. The Finder was first dropped into the Delaware River, in Essington, PA, middle of May....

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By: Matt Rutherford On: July 28, 2016 In: Greenland Comments: 1

Well, that was interesting. Anytime it blows 50kts when it’s forecasted to blow 25kts is always going to be that way. Our survey for NASA’s OMG (Ocean Melting Greenland) program is our primary scientific objective this year. NASA’s OMG program believes a warmer saltier water column; deep in the...

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By: Matt Rutherford On: July 25, 2016 In: Education Comments: 1

There is more on my mind than just puppies and icebergs. Getting through Baffin Bay was a piece a cake except when I interpreted  the radar returns in heavy fog as scattered noise  and a wall of ice appeared  out of the mist. The marine debris trawl samples are...

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By: Matt Rutherford On: July 16, 2016 In: Greenland Comments: 0

We were only planning on being in Upernavik for 24 hours but things don’t always go as planned.  During an expedition of this nature problems are going to occur.  It could be anything from something on the boat breaking unexpectedly, scientific equipment malfunctioning, sickness or injury, etc.  You prepare...

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By: Matt Rutherford On: July 4, 2016 In: Greenland Comments: 2

It’s important to understand the rate (or speed) that a glacier travels. The faster a glacier is moving the more icebergs it will create. If a glacier is losing more ice than is being replenished it will thin out and recede.   So by understanding the rate of a glacier...

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By: Matt Rutherford On: July 3, 2016 In: Education Comments: 5

Exploratory research is a labor of love. If you had a choice to further science by developing the methods for an emerging study that directly monitors the influence of climate change, would you? We make it happen, aside of our limited time and resources before our big sea floor...

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