Monday, June 8, 2015

North Pacific storm track: calm as can be

Group photo with flat ocean in background 
Ship display at 42.5ºN

Here we are at 42.5ºN, well within the North Pacific storm track. But wind speeds are hovering around only 1-4 knots, and the sun is out. Lucky us. I guess there is some advantage to doing this section in May/June rather than March (as was done during the earlier CLIVAR occupation in 2006, and during WOCE in 1991).