Archive for December, 2015

Goodbye Courtney!

December 18, 2015

Courtney & octopus

We’ll miss you very much in both Marine Science and Diving and we thank you for all of your wonderful and enthusiastic contributions!

Laura Courtney Kevin

Emil Courtney Michal

Courtney Anne elephantseal

Aia Malou Courtney

That’s Courtney on the right in the unicorn onesie (along with Aia Pikachu and Malou the seal).

A stormy day and another very high tide

December 10, 2015


With waves breaking beside the Pearson College dock and an extremely high tide again, it was an exciting morning in the floating building.


Above are B block marine scientists beside the pile with the tide gauge on it. I’ll take another photo of the same team during a low tide…

A very high tide

December 8, 2015

Flat rampIt is rare that the tide is so high that the lower ramp is horizontal, but today it was… And the upper ramp was inclined upward to the floating building.High tideAnd the pilings were still securing the building and dock, but they were relatively quite short…


…just slightly more than one Budnik!


Below is a photo from a king tide last year:


Pedder Bay sunrise – 4 December 2015

December 4, 2015

This one is for little Laura…

PB sunrise