The first cruise in 2002, aka the S-Tag cruise, was
conducted between 18-June and 09-July 2002. The cruise summary is
available as a MS Word doc here.
The associated figures are here.
and web pages posted just prior and during the S-Tag cruise are here.
The second cruise in 2002, aka the D-Tag cruise, took place
between 19 August and 15 September 2002 aboard the Texas A&M
University Research Vessel Gyre. The cruise summary is available as a MS Word doc file, or as a pdf document. Some of the report
figures are imbedded. The remaining figures are available as small gif files, or as pdf files. A larger version of the report
cover (shown to the left) is available by clicking here. Web pages posted just
prior to and during the cruise are here.
These include pre-cruise plans, tips on going to sea, daily email
messages from the ship (including pictures) and sea-surface altimetric
Audio: Pair of sperm whales during a dive.
Audio: sperm whale creaks signaling the end of a dive.
Audio: sperm whale surfacing with breach.
Whale sounds courtesy Dr. Mark Johnson (WHOI).