Skip to main content

Stories by Lindsey Hoshaw

The South Pacific Islands Survey--South Pacific Flotsam

We started trawling! The tide of seasickness has passed and the crew was up early this morning getting ready to deploy the high-speed trawl. The trawl looks like a manta ray and collects samples from the surface of the ocean through a fine mesh net attached to the trawl’s metal "mouth." The sampling net will collect anything in its path, usually plastic fragments and plankton...

May 13, 2011 — Lindsey Hoshaw
Scroll To Top