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Cambridge University: ‘Extreme Sleepover’ — all aboard the floating science factory

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Deep sea sediment cores — they’re cold, they’re muddy, and they’re revealing 30,000 years of climate history — as University of Cambridge PhD student Julia Gottschalk reports from her voyage aboard the James Cook research ship last summer.

The James Cook is a British Royal Research Ship operated by the Natural Environment Research Council and the National Oceanographic Centre, and Julia was aboard as part of her research with Dr Luke Skinner and Professor David Hodell in the Department of Earth Sciences.