Blog posts for Azores

Storm Helene, Risso’s Dolphins & Leaving Faial

Ola! Sorry for the radio silence! It’s been a busy few days since I last posted on Friday, but the good news is we got through Storm Helene damage free! We actually ended up spending a night in a hotel in Horta to avoid the storm, and I don’t think any of us were complaining about…

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ra420    September 19th, 2018    Azores


2 Days on Flores

Hello from Flores! We have been staying here for 2 days before returning to Faial, and honestly this place is amazing. We arrived on Wednesday and went for a walk to discuss experimental design & the sort of things that might be interesting to study whilst on the island. Wednesday afternoon gave us some free…

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ra420    September 14th, 2018    Azores


An in-tents start…

Good Morning from Faial! After 4 flights & a night’s stay in Ponta Delgada we finally pitched up our tents & settled in yesterday. Sleeping in tents last night was interesting, getting woken up a lot by noisy Cory’s Shearwaters, but I’m sure I’ll have to get used to that! Yesterday was a free day…

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ra420    September 11th, 2018    Azores


Lets talk about marine plastics!

It’s been a crazy few weeks getting ready for the Azores! I’m finally almost packed after running around shopping centres after work and hunting down bits & pieces that have become lost over a whirlwind summer in London. I thought I’d take a bit of time to talk about one of the activities we’ll be…

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ra420    September 8th, 2018    Azores


Meet your Azores 2018 Social Media Reps!

Hi! I’m Rhiannon and I’m in my final year studying BSc Marine Biology. Together with 3 other students, I’ll be one of the social media representatives for the 2018 Azores Field Course as part of Field Course Fortnight! I will be running this blog, and will hopefully grab some fab video footage from the trip…

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ra420    September 4th, 2018    Azores


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