Monthly Archives: October 2014

Winter Inport

The Okeanos Explorer will be alongside for the next couple months completing repairs and upgrades to the vessel. Thank you all for watching along and sharing our discoveries this field season. For a sneak peek at next year’s field season … Continue reading

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ROV on Deck

The ROV is on deck after our last dive of the field season. While we had trouble with the weather for much of the cruise it was still very successful. We completed the first every explorations of 5 Canyons and … Continue reading

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Leg 3 Dive 13

Deep Discover is currently exploring Nantucket Canyon for the first time. The dive will start in 1825 meters of water. We will be doing some mid water work on the way to the surface this afternoon so we will be … Continue reading

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Preparing to Dive

It looks like we are going to have a nice day for our final dive of the cruise. The ROV engineers are preparing the vehicles for deployment and the Ship’s crew is setting up on stations. We should have the … Continue reading

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No Dive Today

Unfortunately, it does not look like the weather is going to let us sneak in a dive today. However, the forecast looks favorable for a dive on Monday in Nantucket Canyon which will be the last of the cruise.

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Mapping

We had to recover the ROV early due to deteriorating weather. We will spend the rest of the day and night mapping in this area. The weather for Sunday does not look good but stay tuned for updates.

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Recovering Early

Deep Discoverer is on its way to the surface. The weather is picking up so we are recovering the vehicles early.

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Leg 3 Dive 12

Deep Discoverer is exploring Ryan Canyon today. We are about 125 nm south east of New York City exploring this area for the first time. The dive started at a little more than 1500 meters and we are working our … Continue reading

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Preparing to Dive

Well it looks like we may have lucked out and found a small window to get the ROVs in the water. I am not sure if we will be able to stay in all day because the next frontal system … Continue reading

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Video Testing

The Okeanos Explorer is still hiding from the weather just south of Martha’s Vineyard. We are going to take this time to do some testing on some new video hardware so the video may be in and out all afternoon. … Continue reading

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