Tag: Primary Node

PN1C doors closed

Primary node PN1C connected to the Endurance Oregon Offshore site (600 m), with the protective doors closed.

Photo Credit: NSF-OOI/UW/CSSF, Dive 1747, V14

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PN1C and crab

An overhead shot of primary node PN1C near the Endurance Offshore site, along with a curious crab.

Photo Credit: NSF-OOI/UW/CSSF, Dive 1743, V14

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PN1C doors open

Primary node PN1C at Endurance Offshore was deployed in a trawl-resistant frame, including doors over the connection points. ROPOS cut through the straps and opened the doors in preparation for laying cable RS01W9 from PN1C to LV01C.

Photo Credit: NSF-OOI/UW/CSSF, Dive R1743, V14

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Connecting to PN3B Axial Volcano

On August 8, 2014 all Secondary Infratructure at the summit of Axial Seamount was connected to Primary Node PN3B. Here, cable RS03W9 is being plugged into the SP1 port on PN3B. Photo Credit: NSF-OOI/UW/CSSF, Dive 1741; V14.

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The Golden Spike

When construction of the Transcontinental Railroad was completed in the 1800s, a golden spike was hammered in to officially link the two coasts of the country. During dive R1741 last night we witnessed the ROV making a similarly historic connection.

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