Leptoclinus maculatus: constant interest and increased company of fans

Hei!   Let me introduce to you our company of Leptoclinus fans: Stig Falk-Petersen (Akvaplan-niva and University of Tromsø, Norway), Svetlana Murzina and Nina Nemova (Institute of biology, Karelian research Centre RAS, Petrozavodsk, Russia), Camilla Ottesen (University of Tromsø), Jorgen Berge (University of Tromsø and UNIS). What is it about… Continue reading

Bloggers of the world unite! Day 4 on Helmer Hanssen

18.01.2014 We’ve spent the last three days throwing a lot of equipment and gear into the water to detect whether or not marine life is active in the polar night. For the mooring team aboard Helmer Hanssen the first three days have been very busy recovering a mooring in Isfjorden… Continue reading

Saturday the 18th of January 2014, somewhere on Kongsfjorden

Sooo what happened today… … about  50 L of seawater was filtered so far for different kind of stuff… such as DNA, RNA, POC/PON and Chla…and it will be over 100 L at the end of this day! … Chlorophyll was measured in huuuuge low amounts (but something is there!)… Continue reading