The Samoan Passage Project

Wide Eye Productions just wrapped up a shoot in the South Pacific on board an oceanographic research vessel.  The shoot documented a study of the Samoan Passage, an underwater “nozzle” in the Pacific Ocean.   University of Washington Oceanographer Matthew Alford contributed this report about the voyage. You can read more of his Samoan Passage blog,…

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First Cast

A lot of excitement for today. It’s 1st cast day, meaning we are sending the 1st set of instruments down  off the back of the ship, called the CTD unit. This is no small feet either. All hands on deck to launch this thing overboard. This is also a particularly exciting event for Matthew. He…

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