Scientists stand on the upper deck with life jackets during an abandon ship drill. Ian Lawrence, the ship�s first mate shows the group how to release the life boat in the event of an emergency.

Scientists don life jackets during an abandon ship drill on the upper deck. Ian Lawrence (right), the ship’s first mate, shows the group how to release the life boat in the event of an emergency. Image courtesy of INSPIRE: Chile Margin 2010.

INSPIRE: Chile Margin 2010

INSPIRE: Chile Margin 2010: February 26 Log

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