NPEO: 9 April 2015

Iridium call from Jamie Morison: The An-74  carrying the NPEO team landed at Barneo late this evening. After a short night, the Wood’s Hole team will try to deploy the entire buoy farm at Barneo and depart tomorrow evening. They will be assisted by Sergei Pisarev’s party who will add Alfred Wegner Institute buoys to the collection.  The UW team will try to reach the North Pole by Mi-8 helicopter and download the Arctic Bottom Pressure Recorder.  Associated with all the An-74 delays, the Twin Otter Schedule and the team’s departure from Barneo has been delayed two days.  It will be a busy day tomorrow.