Monthly Archives: September 2015

Mapping our way back to portĀ 

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is transiting back to the main Hawaiian islands. for the next few days we will conduct mapping operations as we make our way back to port. We had a great cruise with a lot of exciting … Continue reading

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Nighttime Ops

We had a great dive today exploring Abyssal Ridge. Tonight we will conduct mapping operations as we transit to our next dive site.

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Dive 11

ROV Deep Discoverer is exploring Karin Ridge Top. Join us and see what we discover next!

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Dive 10

ROV Deep Discoverer is exploring Mid Karin Ridge. Join us as we explore this area for the first time!

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Nighttime Ops

Today’s dive is complete. Tonight we will conduct mapping operations and fill data holidays as we transit to our next dive site. If you missed today’s dive- we will be replaying the dive all night on Feed 3. Be sure … Continue reading

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Nighttime operationsĀ 

ROV Deep Discoverer is secured on deck and we have begun our transit to the next dive site. During the transit we will conduct mapping operations – collecting high resolution data with our three sonars, and will fill in data … Continue reading

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Dive 7

Today the ROV is exploring an area we are calling Southern Cone. We are going to land on the top of a guyot or flat tops seamount then climb what appears to be a small volcanic cone that has formed … Continue reading

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