Category: Daily Blog 2017

Off to Sea We Go

The Ocean Observatories Cabled Array team from the UW School of Oceanography is about to set off on another 47-day exciting expedition

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A Flurry of Activity

Days 3 and 4 of the final leg of the 2017 OOI Cabled Array O&M Cruise were filled with a wide variety of activities. Jason Dive J2-1007 visited the International District Hydrothermal Field

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Leg 3 Begins

The final leg of the 2017 OOI Cabled Array Cruise got underway at approximately 12:30 pm PDT on Sunday as the R/V Revelle pulled away from the NOAA dock in Newport, OR

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Lighting up Axial Seamount Again

We arrived at Axial Seamount after a 19 hr steam to find the seas a bit bumpy still. To use the time wisely until we could dive a deep water CTD cast was conducted to get additional measurements of ocean parameters to verify cabled mooring instr

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A Blustery Transit to Axial Seamount

Following the completion of work at the Southern Hydrate Ridge methane seep site, the R/V Revelle transited to Slope Base to install an HPIES (horizontal electric field, pressure and inverted echo sounder) instrument that provides insig

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Leg 2 of VISIONS17 Begins

We came into Newport, Oregon on August 7 after completing our dives at the Oregon Offshore Site. After watching the Seattle weather, we appreciated the cooler overcast conditions in Newport. The R/V Revelle sat off the entrance to the channel at

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Leg 1 Coming to a Close

Somehow in the past few days, time has sped up. It seems amazing that we will be in port on Monday. Time out here is different. For those of us who have spent much of our time on the R/V Thompson, its sister ship the R/V Revelle..

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