first Seychelles field trip complete!

The team

the team!

Geno, Sarah, Isa, and Rich spent 10 lovely days in the Seychelles doing field work. The conditions were ideal (felt like a lake, not the middle of the Indian Ocean!) and we accomplished a lot and met some potential local collaborators and students. We deployed 2 moorings, one on either side of the main island, Mahe. We also collected vertical profiles of currents, salinity, and temperature along transect lines at the north and south ends of the island. Preliminary analysis shows exciting results!

But after 72 hours of traveling time, a 12 hour time difference, and limited internet we were ready to be home!

See a full gallery of images below.