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On board Silurian: 2005-05-08
Log by: Juliet Shrimpton
Juliet, the Principal Investigator, is everywhere, encouraging the observers, supervising the data logging and gently, persistently keeping us all on task and smiling.
Most of us have not done much sailing before and the crew speaks a different language.
But slowly some of the talk of sheets, cleats, port & starboard and the Yankee (sometimes called the Genoa or Jib) is beginning to penetrate.
Lowering the mainsail means that it drops suddenly on your head and you fold it into layers.
Graham is not joking when he
tells you to crawl into a small cupboard and fold up the anchor chain as it drops in.
was definitely not joking when she
formed us into an abject and shivering line at eight a.m., shinned up to the crow's nest and told us to do it too.
"You look a little apprehensive.
said to me.
was wrong there.
I was petrified.
I still can't believe I did it.
I think Juliet
Juliet Shrimpton , HWDT Marine Ranger
"We have information about whales in Scottish waters, but we do not know where they go and what they do when they leave," said Juliet Shrimpton, biodiversity officer of the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust.
Hebridean waters in particular play host ...
Hebridean waters in particular play host to a number of species."Rissos and white-beaked dolphin are common in the north around Lewis," says Juliet Shrimpton, marine ranger for the Hebridean Whale & Dolphin ...
2) Broadcast-quality DV footage (shot on Sony PD150) is available of the whale in situ and interview with HWDT Marine Ranger, Juliet Shrimpton (on site, bright day).Approx 10 mins.