Category: Daily Blog 2014

End of Leg 7

Leg 7 of VISIONS ’14 was only a single dive, to deploy a cabled surface-piercing profiler at the Oregon Shelf site. This successful dive concludes the entire summer of deployments on a high note.

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Leg 5A Summary Axial Base

The engineering/science team and the crew of the ROV ROPOS and the R/V Thomas G. Thompson worked tirelessly and continuously for 30 hours to deploy a large and unique mooring at the base of Axial Seamount.

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Imaging Einstein’s Grotto

Last evening, we again visited Neptunea’s Garden, a vast expanse of Neptunea snails laying eggs that form yellow, woven-like stalks. It was a very busy night and today is more intense.

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