More on the 2009 NE Pacific Expedition

In the ROV control room.  You can see Chris there on the right with his left hand on his chin. I am in the background about dead center (the bald one with the headset on doing my cheif scientist thing.

In the ROV control room. You can see Chris there on the right with his left hand on his chin. I am in the background about dead center (the bald one with the headset on doing my cheif scientist thing.

Chris Mah provides the next installment of his ongoing series covering our previous cruise.  Although I think Chris is buttering me up

and here is Dr. Craig McClain, writer of Deep-Sea News, here working on stuff!! blogging? writing mission reports? Power Point presentation? Craig worked so hard on this cruise I got tired of watching him after the first day!

Dr. M (1628 Posts)

Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.





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