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Our Three “Hour” Tour

By Ken Buesseler,

For those of us who grew up watching Gilligan’s Island, we all know the fateful story of the “three-hour tour.”  Well, as this oceanographer knows, that TV storm is not that different from the weather we are facing out here in the North Atlantic on the research vessel Sarmiento de Gamboa.

Read more about this three ship expedition and terrible weather in a blog post HERE for NASA Earth Expeditions!

Bow of the R/V Sarmiento de Gamboa crashes through waves during rough seas during one of many stormy days. Credit: Marley Parker

Our Three “Hour” Tour by Ken Buesseler, June 3, 2021
Blog post: NASA Earth Expeditions