Monthly Archives: May 2013

After a couple days of engineering work the Okeanos Explorer just deployed its new ROV 60 nm east of Virginia. Today’s dive site in 500 meters of water was identified last week during a multibeam survey.  The dive today will … Continue reading

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First thing this morning we will be conducting a small boat personnel transfer  at Ocean City MD. The plan for the afternoon is to launch the ROV and dive on a gas seep site that we found last week with … Continue reading

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The ROV dive today was canceled today due to an issue with the hydraulic system. For this evening and overnight we will be collecting multibeam sonar data between Wilmington and Washington Canyons. First thing in the morning we will be … Continue reading

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Currently the Okeanos Explorer is collecting sub bottom profiler (SBP) data around Wilmington Canyon off the coast of Virginia. The plan is to conduct an ROV dive in the Canyon this afternoon to a depth of 2000 meters. The ROV … Continue reading

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The Okeanos Explorer will be diving today in Wilmington Canyon to a depth of 2000 meters. The ROV should be deployed between 1330 and 1430 EDT.

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The Okeanos Explorer is currently collecting multibeam sonar data while transiting to Wilmington Canyon off the coast of Virginia. Any time the ship is transiting we try and collect sonar data because you never know what you may find along … Continue reading

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The Okeanos Explorer is currently collecting transiting to Wilmington Canyon. Any time the ship is transiting we try and collect sonar data because you never know what you may find along the way. Stream 1 is currently showing the multibeam … Continue reading

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The Okeanos Explorer is currently collecting transiting to Wilmington Canyon. Any time the ship is transiting we try and collect sonar data because you never know what you may find along the way.

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The Okeanos Explorer is currently collecting sub bottom profiler data while transiting to Wilmington Canyon. Video stream 1 show the sub bottom profiler acquisition computer. Sub bottom profilers are used to visualize the sediment layers below the seafloor.

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The Okeanos Explorer is currently collecting sub bottom profiler data in the area around Knauss Seamount. Video stream 1 show the sub bottom profiler acquisition computer. Sub bottom profilers are used to visualize the sediment layers below the seafloor. Feed … Continue reading

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