A long day collecting 15 kilometers of seismic data

An update from Austen, a junior majoring in geophysics:  Austen interpreting seismic chirp data real time in Kingston Harbor. My day started at 6:30 this morning before the sun was ready to go. After our Day 2 issues with the GPS, we were finally ready to start collecting seismic data. We headed out to meet Donald, the University of the West Indies boat captain, at the dock and set out for the southern end of Port Royal spit with all of our seismic gear on board. Upon arrival at the location, we set up the chirp system as we had the previous day, with a few modifications. The first hour was spent surveying sand deposited by long-shore drift [...]