Category Archives: Greenland 2nd

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The Ocean Research Project (ORP) sails for science, education and exploration in order to direct the sustainability of the oceans. they serve scientific and academic communities by providing worldwide alternative affordable and environmentally benign oceangoing data collection platforms. They approach each project like histories great pioneers in ocean exploration, under sail with a small committed…
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Back to Greenland

June 11, 2016 It’s good to be back in Greenland. Last year we left Ault our 42 foot research schooner in Sisimiut which is just north of the Arctic Circle. Believe it or not with a population of 6,000 people Sisimiut is the second largest “city” in Greenland. Last year when we left Annapolis we…
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It Never Ends

June 26, 2016 Boats need attention. If you don’t give them the attention they think they deserve they get mad at you and start slowly committing suicide. It’s amazing how you can winterize a perfectly functioning boat, leave it for the winter, and come spring it seems like everything is broken. It’s understandable if your…
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Into the Ice

July 4, 2016 It’s important to understand the rate (or speed) that a glacier travels. The faster a glacier is moving the more icebergs it will create. If a glacier is losing more ice than is being replenished it will thin out and recede. So by understanding the rate of a glacier you can better…
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