CARTHE Blogs Document Researchers’ At-Sea Lifestyle


The Walton Smith, patiently awaiting departure. Photo by CARTHE.

Graduate student Nathan Laxague’s recent posts to the CARTHE blog describe the methods, experiences, and challenges of researchers working on the ongoing LASER expedition. You can read his entries here and here to keep up with the project’s development.


Excerpt from the CARTHE Blog….  “… Walton Smith is somewhere off the middle Keys, dressed to the nines with fancy scientific equipment and filled with the scientists and crew who weathered driving rain, whipping hail (!), and ominously rough seas to put it there. The next few days, though spent at sea…”