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Blog: Science safety tour - 10 February

Today’s main activity was a science safety tour.

Today’s main activity was a science safety tour; The scientists take turns to describe the activities and hazards of each area of their work.

David Bowden, NIWA

NIWA’s Karl Safi training Hyunsik Chae from the Korean Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) how to filter seawater from the Tangaroa’s underway seawater system to retrieve particulate organic and inorganic carbon and nitrogen samples. These samples will be taken by the marine microbial team throughout the voyage primarily to calibrate the data collected by the underway system.

Sadie Mills, NIWA

Small filters extract particulate organic carbon from seawater samples.

Sadie Mills, NIWA

Research subject: Antarctica