Monthly Archives: July 2013

Underway again

1300 EDT: The Okeanos Explorer is underway from New York City and is steaming towards her first dive site of leg 2. The first dive will be on August 1st examining a possible land slide feature on the continental slope. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In Port

1600 EDT: The Okeanos Explorer is currently in port in New York City for some well-deserved rest and relaxation after a very successful first leg. Please tune in August 1st for the first dive of leg 2 of the Northeast … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Heading to New York, NY

(2141 EDT): 16 days and 16 dives – Leg 1 of the Northeast US Canyons expedition is complete! We are currently heading into port in New York, NY. As we transit we will continue multibeam mapping and subbottom profiling operations. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dive 16

(0923 EDT): ROV Deep Discoverer (D2) is currently exploring an inner canyon area investigating geomorphology and the diversity of benthic communities.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

D2 is on Bottom

(1018 EDT): ROV Deep Discoverer (D2) is currently exploring the west wall of Block Canyon, investigating canyon geomorphology and the diversity of benthic communities.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dive 14

(0745 EDT: NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer plans to launch ROV Deep Discoverer (D2) at 0830 to explore the western wall of Block Canyon, starting at a depth of approximately 1100m. The purpose of this dive is to is to characterize … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Nighttime ops

(2307 EDT): ROV Deep Discoverer (D2) has been recovered and is secured on deck. We are currently conducting mapping operations overnight. Tomorrow we plan to conduct an ROV dive in Block Canyon, to explore canyon geomorphology and the diversity of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment