Archive for August, 2013

 

Day 24: The end

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The day began with high wispy clouds, crystal clear waters and brisk trades flowing through the Lanai suites. With anxiousness palpable in the air, everyone in the class was making the finishing touches on their presentations. Upon meeting in the classroom a short meeting commenced and as a handful of eager attendees arrived the discussions […]

Day 23: This is the end

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Hello Readers! Tomorrow marks our big day! Final papers are due and presentations will be delivered.  Each of the four groups has truly worked so hard this past month for this occasion, and many of us are still putting the final touches on our papers that will soon be published by NOAA – which is kind […]

Day 22: The final countdown

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Although Flossie never properly hit us, we all woke up this morning thinking she had come back with a vengeance. We had to time our journey to the classroom in between rain showers. Luckily we didn’t get too soaked! After the great news which lifted many spirits it was back to the computers and writing […]

Day 21:Tropical storm Flossie let down

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Last night was spent busily writing the results sections for our final reports, and anxiously awaiting the arrival of the tropical storm “Flossie”. As it turns out, the storm was downgraded to a tropical depression, and was more than a little bit of a let down for those of us who enjoy the wilder weather; […]