Tag Archives: Marine Biology

Anticipation is key

For those with point-and-shoot digital cameras or cameraphones, surely you are aware that the picture is not actually snapped the instant you press the shutter button, but rather anywhere up to 1/3 of a second later. This makes photography where … Continue reading

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More jellyfish

After Thursday’s look at the Moon Jellyfish, let’s see what another local species looks like. Instead of careful cultivation for pretty display samples, here are some less aesthetically-pleasing jellyfish straight from the ocean. The Black Sea Nettle (Chrysaora achlyos, wiki) … Continue reading

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Cruise & Australia trip day 03

Packing for a large research cruise takes a long time, unpacking can take even longer. To get there, we sent a standard shipping container (the 20-footers you see on cargo ships) loaded with equipment to San Diego ahead of us. … Continue reading

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An idea that can go either way

I also have a Picasa blog, where the idea is to share pictures. You already know that I take loads of digital pictures. I have many of them on various photo-sharing websites, but when you deal with quantity, the quality … Continue reading

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Less than one week, but trouble…

It is now less than a week until I am in Panama, but my schedule for the final five days is already thrown off because of a change in the cruise schedule. As per usual, it affects me in a … Continue reading

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Want a postcard?

In two weeks, I’ll be in Panama for four days. I had scheduled this trip to avoid complications with a research cruise, which now looks as if I am not needed, except as a backup/land support. No problem, as my … Continue reading

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You know what’s fun?

Finding amusing things in a conceptually humorous sense. The following examples have actually been done by me or a friend. After watching Super Size Me, a friend and I went to McDonald’s for lunch. I know some people who said … Continue reading

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