Author Archives: Juan Santos-Echeandia
Eddy Pump II: sampling and analysis on-board
In order to avoid sample contamination during sampling, we are using a Kevlar line where our Go-Flo bottles are placed. Once all the bottles are in the water we send a Teflon made messenger that closes one by one the … Continue reading
Eddy Pump I: setting up of laboratories and sampling bottles
As I told you in my previous blog, I am working onboard the research vessel Polarstern from the Alfred Wegener Institute. I am participating in the Eddy Pump research project that will take place from the 7th January to 11th … Continue reading
Next Station…. ANTARCTICA!
During the next couple of months, I will be participating in a scientific sampling cruise in the Southern Ocean organized by the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI). Our research will be focused on the impact of iron over the phytoplancton communities … Continue reading
FIA-Chemiluminescence system ready for Antarctica
During the last 3 weeks I have been visiting Dr. Laglera´s lab in the University of the Balearic Islands. The challenge was simple: set up the dissolved iron determination method by means of flow injection analysis with chemiluminescence detection (FIA-CL). … Continue reading
Thanks to all the visitors for their interest on the website!
After 15 days from the official inauguration of my personal webpage, more than 1300 page loads from around 220 different people have been registered. I just have to say thank you everybody for their interest! I promise that I will … Continue reading