Endurance Required

The last couple of days have been a whirlwind of ROV dive and deck activity at the Endurance Oregon Offshore site (600 meters depth). As of this evening, we have deployed the Benthic Experiment Package (BEP), Digital Still Camera, and Deep Profi

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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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VISIONS 14 Leg 2 Begins

The R/V Thompson left Newport to start Leg 2 on August 1, 2014, heading for the Slope Base site. We deployed a Low Voltage node (LV01A) and conducted a couple of CTD casts.

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