Friday Jun 24th: Nearing the finish

kjquinnDeployment, GPS Marking

Friday was another classic Monterey morning and the whole team would be offshore today finishing up deployments at the China Rock array and continuing work on the small-scale array.  One of the previously deployed smart moorings at China Rock was having issues so the day began with the task of recovering that mooring and replacing it with a new smart … Read More

Wednesday Jun 15th: ROXSI deployments are a go!


Wednesday was the first day of deployment. Waves were 5.8 ft at 11 s from the 305° NW direction (from CDIP data on 6/15/22) and winds were moderate. Offshore deployments   X01s (21m), X03s (17m), X04s (11m), B01s (33m), B02at (24m), B03s (20m), B04apt (19m), B05s (17m), B06apt (13m), ISPAR (24m)  Near-shore deployments  X09p (1m), X10p (1m), X11a (1m), X12p (1m), … Read More

Tuesday Jun 14th: Final preparations…


Tuesday morning was a windy one and began with a check of the conditions at both sites. Waves were big and winds were high at both spots.      At the beach lab, work then continued on the final prep of instruments for deployment!            post by Kaden Quinn The small-scale array team was busy in the … Read More

Monday Jun 13th: So it begins!


The first day of the ROXSI project was a staging day that consisted of an initial meeting of the teams who then quickly got to work on the unloading and assembly of all the instruments/gear needed for the project. There were a total of 71 instruments all of which needed to be unloaded, assembled, and prepped for deployment. On the … Read More