Tara Expeditions is an oceanographic vessel dedicated to international research.
During the expedition Tara Pacific, the interdisciplinary team of scientists aboard will examine in a new way the biodiversity of coral reefs and their evolution in response to climate change and human activities.
Through radio reports, logs and photographic stills, I described the job of scientists while they are working on board the schooner.
A SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY
Even though Tara Pacific is focussed on coral reefs, Tara also embarked equipment to collect plankton, atmospheric particles and plastic. This additional data, from the infinitely small to global scale (thanks to satellite images) will help us better understand interactions between organisms and the influence of their environment…