A wooden carcass lies on the seafloor long ago consumed by organisms of the deep

A wooden carcass lies on the seafloor long ago consumed by organisms of the deep

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RecordedTimeEpochSecs = 1108577719
ObservationTimeEpochSecs = 1108577718

RecordedTime = Wed Feb 16 18:15:19 2005 GMT
RecordedYYYYJJJ = 2005047
ObservationTime = Wed Feb 16 10:15:18 2005 PST
ObservationTimecode = 03:12:27:02
SnapTimecode = 03_12_27_02 (file base name)

Vehicle = Tiburon
Tiburon Dive# = 799

Lat= 33.79914856
Lon= -118.64656830

Depth= 801.4 m Temp= 5.254 C Sal= 34.382 PSU Oxy= 0.10 ml/l Xmiss= 83.8%

Dr. M (1714 Posts)

Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.

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