This has been an interesting Spring – planning for a major 30-day seagoing expedition during a pandemic. The Regional Cabled Array (RCA) maintenance cruise,
Welcome to the VISIONS ’19 Cruise! Follow our expedition onboard the R/V Atlantis using the remotely operated vehicle Jason, May 30-July 9, 2019.
The Regional Cabled Array annual maintenance cruise took place June 19-August 5, 2018 onboard the global class research ship the R/V Revelle utilizing the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Jason.
The VISIONS ’17 expedition aboard the R/V Roger Revelle from July 25-August 29 completed the third year of the Operations and Maintenance component of the OOI Regional Cabled Array, which included recovering and installing >100 cabled instruments on the seafloor and in the water column from depths of 10,000 ft beneath the oceans’ surface.
Following nine months of highly successful Cabled Array operations, the University of Washington Cabled Array team wil soon sail on the second Operations and Maintenance cruise VISIONS’16.
The Cabled Array VISIONS’15 35-day cruise completed installation of the three Deep Profiler Moorings, as well the recovery and reinstallation of junction boxes, mooring science pods, and ~100 cabled instruments for the first Operations and Maintenance period of the OOI.
The VISIONS ’14 expedition will take place on board the 274-foot global-class Research Vessel Thomas G. Thompson and will utilize the state-of-the-art underwater robotic vehicle, ROPOS.
The VISIONS’13 expedition took place during July and August 2013, and successfully installed and tested some 22,000 meters of extension cables and four instrument subnets. All were left ready to be connected to the primary infrastructure.
VISION 12 was cancelled.
The VISIONS '11 expedition ended on 1 September 2011. The archived website is still available