”As the ship moved, my troubleshooting began, which involved testing a variety of things and solving a number of small problems that presented themselves. Since this is the first expedition that I’ve been on without having a supervisor on board, it was and is my responsibility to resolve any instrumental issues by troubleshooting.”

Andrew Margolin is a marine carbon biogeochemist at Virginia Insitute of Marine Science and has blogged about the first week of Arctic Ocean 2018:

The Adventures of Arctic Andy