Rudy the Rock

Hey, I’m Rudy… The Rock! I am willing to tell you about my first crazy contact with what is called “human” scientists (quite different to my usual rocky neighbors). The last million years, it was calm and silent since my eruption birth at Conical Seamount. We lived in a peaceful stony community at 1400m below […]

Building Bridges

How is one giant research vessel managed? Well, like any ship of this size, you will find the answer on what’s called the bridge. No worries, we are not trying to connect different ships between each other. That is just the main working station from which the ship is navigated. A little bit like the […]

Hello and Welcome on board of the research vessel SONNE!

Cool that you found us! This is the blog of the expedition DYNAMET SO299 to Papua New Guinea from 6th June to 29th July 2023.  Currently, we are on our transit from Townsville/Australia into our working area near the island of New Ireland. For further detailed information about the goals and objectives of this scientific […]