Through the nifty little Google Earth plugin you can now be the helmsman of your ships. This ship simulation program is a trip and I expect to be wasting hours of my precious time in the near future. I love firing off the ship’s horn. Maybe this is the way that all the unemployed . . . → Read More: Pilot and Captain Your Own Ship
I regularly check out the Google search phrases and terms for how people arrived at DSN. A few days ago I saw that someone asked the question in the above post. Obviously, I was intrigued by the question. I think it reminded me that I am privileged to do this. Although I speak of the . . . → Read More: Things You Get To Do When You Are A Marine Biologist?
A sense of place. It’s essential to deep-sea exploration. We’re far from land, on a flat horizon, hovering over echosounder output from the seafloor below. We watch a map drawn line by line by line. It takes hours for small features, days for large ones. In time, different things are revealed to different people. Geological . . . → Read More: Clickable maps: Google vs Microsoft
[googlemap lat="36.820278951308744" lng="-121.99493408203125" width="500px" height="300px" zoom="9" type="G_SATELLITE_MAP"]Monterey Canyon, Invertebrate Cliff[/googlemap] Another of the new features on this website will be Google Maps. For future posts with georeferencing we will now include a Google Map. To highlight this new feature, I have picked one of my study sites. Invertebrate Cliff is an off-axis canyon in the . . . → Read More: New DSN Feature: Google Maps