Instrument Installations During VISIONS 13

The following instruments were installed during VISIONS '13. They will be connected to the primary infrastructure in 2014.

  • Four short-period seismometers at Axial – all tested and functional
  • A high definition video camera at the ASHES hydrothermal filed – tested and functional
  • A 3D thermistor array at ASHES – tested and functional
  • A bottom-pressure tilt sensor near Eastern Caldera – to be cabled and tested next summer
  • 2 pressure sensors (Slope Base and Axial Base) – 1 tested and functional; 1 to be connected next year
  • 2 benthic flow meters at Southern Hydrate Ridge