Nighttime Ops

(2223 EDT): NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is currently collecting subbottom profiler data to the west of Alvin canyon. Multibeam operations will be conducted overnight to develop mapping coverage of the continental shelf to the west of Alvin Canyon. Okeanos Explorer plans to launch ROV Deep Discoverer (D2) for dive 10 at 0830tomorrow morning. D2 will explore Alvin Canyon geomorphology and characterize benthic biodiversity and habitats, starting approximately 1100m deep and transiting up the slope throughout the dive. Follow along with the live feeds and explore with us!

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