Team’s representation at SCAR Open Science Conference

Three of our MSc students – Ismael Kangueehi, Ryan Cloete and Jean Loock –  represented the team at this year’s SCAR Open Science Conference in Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia. Ismael presented his work on the southern African dust trajectories towards the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean and Ryan and Jean on the distribution of dissolved trace…

Impressions from the 2016 cruise

Natasha van Horsten, Thato Mtshali and Ryan Cloete, whom you already know from previous expeditions, joined this year’s summer expedition on board RV SA Agulhas II. They left early December and spent Christmas on board in the ice again. They will return mid-February with lots of data and samples. Natasha sent some photos from South…

The Great Winter 2015 team

Some days ago, we posted a photo from the Winter Team 2015. But in fact that picture only included our Trace Metal and Biogeochemistry Teams. Real science requires big collaborative efforts and so here you see the real Winter Team 2015, with all scientists that were on board and braved the wintertime Southern Ocean. They…

Swingin’ in the sun

The Winter Cruise Sea Team is back on shore and says “Good Bye” for now! The team was busy offloading the equipment today and the boxes are now waiting for a lift “home” to Stellenbosch University, University of Cape Town and CSIR. Thato brings in the big crane to offload the containers tomorrow, so stay…