Physical oceanographer focusing on the transfer of heat and momentum between the atmosphere and the upper ocean in the Southern Ocean. Johan Edholm is a research assistant at the University of Gothenburg, in the Polar Gliders research group. SWOT AdAC: What is your field of research and how did you choose it? Johan Edholm: My … Continued

One of the goals of the QUICCHE campaign is to characterize the air-sea heat fluxes in the Cape Cauldron, looking at what the most significant oceanic and atmospheric drivers there are in the area. Recovering the Wire Flyer in a big swell. Credits: Sam Fredriksson Good morning from the Cape Basin and the QUICCHE campaign! … Continued

Onboard, everyone has their own shifting time. Mr squid Hello everyone! My name is Sijing Shen. I’m a first-year PhD student from School of Ocean Science, Bangor University. Through the previous posts, you’ve already got an overview of the QUICCHE project, which my PhD project is based on (I’m figuring out how the warm salty … Continued

The Wave Glider is one of the many oceanographic instruments used in the QUICCHE campaign. The Wave Glider deployment. Ahoy from the R/V Roger Revelle! I am Tesha Toolsee from the Southern Ocean Carbon-Climate Observatory (SOCCO-CSIR) in Cape Town, South Africa. I am a 2nd year PhD candidate researching the impact of storms and meso-submesoscale features on … Continued

Hi everyone! My name is Rachel Sampson, I am a first-year PhD student at the University of Miami and I am already swimming in research out here in the Cape Cauldron! As you all know from previous posts, one of the Beal lab’s specialties will be deploying two 4,000-meter moorings which include ~50 instruments on … Continued

The Agulhas leakage is thought to have major implications for heat transport and global circulation patterns of the ocean and the QUICCHE campaign seeks to measure its magnitude using a large suite of instruments on a variety of oceanographic scales.

The Wire Flyer and the CTD rosette casting to a depth of 2300m were successfully deployed from the R/V Roger Revelle. Luna, the Wire Flyer of the QUICCHE campaign. Greetings QUICCHE blog readers! I am Nikita Qosholo, an honours’ student at the University of Cape Town (UCT). I still can’t believe I got the opportunity … Continued

The first 48 drifters were released in a S shaped pattern during the QUICCHE campaign. The women in QUICCHE’s science team. Hi everyone! My name is Paloma Cartwright and I’m a PhD student at the University of Miami and member of the Beal Lab . This is my very first research cruise and I’m stoked to be … Continued

Welcome! Our ECS will be posting 2/3 times a week talking about their science/experiences/food/life on board our home for a month, R/V Roger Revelle. Credits: Yueng-Djern Lenn. I’m honored to start this blog! I’m Estel Font , PhD student at University of Gothenburg, part of PolarGliders group and FLOW lab. During QUICCHE , I’m in charge of deploying … Continued