Monthly Archives: August 2013

ROV on Deck

01700EDT: The ROV Deep Discoverer is on deck after our last dive of the field season. We had a wonderful close to a great cruise with the sighting of a large Greenland Shark in the last couple minutes of the … Continue reading

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D2 in the water

0830EDT: The ROV Deep Discoverer is in the water for the final time this field season and it is a beautiful day for our last dive. Today’s dive was suggested by the USGS Marine Hazards Group to investigate a potential … Continue reading

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Preparing to Launch

0700EDT: The Okeanos Explorer is preparing to launch its ROV Deep Discoverer for the final time this field season and it looks like a beautiful day for our last dive. Today’s dive was suggested by the USGS Marine Hazards Group … Continue reading

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Mapping

2000EDT: The ROV is on deck for the night after a very successful dive.  Overnight we will be conducting mapping operations as we move to the southwest.  Friday will be our last dive for the field season. We will be … Continue reading

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Mid water exploration

1730EDT: The ROV is off the bottom. We will be moving through the water column looking for mid water animals until 1930EDT.

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ROV in the water

0845EDT: The ROV is in the water exploring Welker Canyon. Today’s dive will start in about 1300 meters of water and explore the western wall of the Canyon. The ROV will leave the bottom around 1700EDT in order to do … Continue reading

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ROV deployment Delayed

0830EDT: There is a long line of fishing gear right across our dive site so we are going to be delayed while we change positions. The ROV will most likely be deployed between 9:30 and 10:00 EDT.

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