A process for surviving survey design and sailing through survey deployment

T. Barik; E. Murphy-Hill    North Carolina State University

Abstract

In the Odyssey, Odysseus and his crew must confront Persephone’s Sirens, creatures that sang in irresistible voices and lured sailors to their deaths. Still, adventurers risked the journey for the promise of knowledge, for through the Sirens’ song, “[o]ver all the generous earth [the adventurers] know everything that happens.” With guidance from Circe, the goddess of magic, Odysseus instructed his crew to plug their ears to deafen them from the song. He then had his crew tie him to the mast and commanded them not to release him under any circumstances. And so Odysseus and his crew navigated safely ...

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