Friday, August 08, 2014
There are few things harsher than the polar environment. Frigid ice caps, sub-zero strong winds slashing against your skin, and miles thick of snow that make walking a foot like taking a mile hike, only the tough survive in this extreme weather. Like Richard Limeburner, oceanographer and deep sea recovery expert from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He studies the general circulation, buoyancy, and ice annual cycles, among others, under stressful conditions. For Limeburner, the Ball Watch is the perfect timepiece to help him deploy oceanic instruments at the right time. When he’s not in the ice caps, he’s helping conduct rescue at sea. Limeburner was part of the team that helped to locate Air France 447, which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean and disappeared for a long time.
Ball Watch is available at Shreve & Co. on Post Street, San Francisco.