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Project Acronym: TOWUTI | State: Completed | Expedition ID: 5055

ins.: 2015-06-22 00:00; ( Age: 9 yrs )
By: Scientists
Category: Towuti_auto
Towuti_auto

Towuti: 2015-06-22

What a difference a night makes. Yesterday the day crew ...
Some photos of the team - Tim Frazier und Anthony Vecchiarelli. (TDP on facebook)

What a difference a night makes. Yesterday the day crew managed to finish up our third hole at Site 1 with limited water pump function and somewhat limited recovery. Beau Marshall from DOSECC arrived from the US with a replacement valve for the controls on the water pump. After installing it, the night crew managed to core 70 meters in nine hours, working in a hard rain for a lot of the night. Here are some photos of the team, led by Tim, AJ, and Shane -not-a-slave-to-fashion- Scheel and assisted by Ryan O'Grady, Kartika Kirana, and Chris Kelly (and a guest appearance by yours truly). We're now making good progress, and have a much better shot at completing the project before our demobilization deadline if we can keep this pace up for a week or two. As for me, I've been up for 33 hours straight, so time for a short nap before loading the borehole logging gear onto our supply boat. (TDP on facebook)