Welcome to the web site for Sediment and Solute Transport on Rivers and Margins (SSTORM) Research Group! Reide Corbett and J.P. Walsh from East Carolina University and the UNC Coastal Studies Institute lead the team.
Check out our research in/on wetlands, estuaries, barrier islands, shelves and groundwater.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

A Pretty Good First Day

It's 3:30AM and I've (JP) been on since about 8 AM. It's time to call it a night. It was a pretty day, actually, it was downright sunny, and a few folks got some serious sun. But now, the wind has picked up and is now blowing pretty good, at ~25 knots. Tomorrow looks like rain... fun.

There has been a lot going on today. In the last hour I've been working on fixing a pump and a filtering system for the Erosion Chamber. This is a typical type of cruise problem. Things always decide to stop working, but now it looks like we're back in business.

Overall, it's been a pretty successful day, but we've certainly had our problems. We got two tripods deployed and have CTDed and cored at a few sites now. We had quite a bit of trouble with the multicore earlier, but after many failed attempts, we eventually for the issue (tigger was not locking in place) and got it repaired. Hopefully we can have a productive day tomorrow.

I need to hit the hay. G'Day, J.P.

Sorry, I'll try to get some pics up in the morning.

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