Tag: ROPOS

Dive Reborn

A small, 1-day old chimlet sprouts from the 280°C, gas-rich vent called Dive in the International District Hydrothermal Field. NSF-OOI/UW/ISS; Dive R1839; V15.

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ROPOS Control Room 2015

The ROPOS control room onboard the R/V Thompson is a magical place for many where we get to see parts of the ocean never before seen, and first of their kind operations. 

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ROPOS Descends With Winched Profiler

The ROV ROPOS begins its ~600 ft descent to the Shallow Profiler Mooring at the Slope Base site with an instrumented Winched Shallow Profiler 'pod' latched to its underbellly. Credit: Mitch Elend, University of Washington, V15.

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