Photo & Video Log

This page contains photos and videos taken during the exploration of the Alaska's Seamounts between June 22 and July 15, 2002. Click on any image to view a larger version and for additional information. If a movie camera icon Camera icon is present, a QuickTime video can be viewed by clicking on the image. Other video formats are available on the linked pages. If a Podcast icon Podcast Icon is present, a video or audio file is available for download or you can subscribe to the RSS Podcast Feed. NOAA Podcast RSS 2.0 Feed

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Highlights of Gulf of Alaska Seamount Exploration

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Highlights of Gulf of Alaska Seamount Exploration

Crinoid swimming

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July 14
Crinoid swimming

Alvin collecting volcanic rock

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July 11
Alvin collecting volcanic rock.

Chains of volcanic mountains

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July 8
Chains of volcanic mountains.

Patton Seamount

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July 8
Patton Seamount

Cold water coral

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July 7
Cold water coral

Squid swimming

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July 2
Squid swimming

Collecting a crab sample

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June 27
Collecting a crab sample

Images

ALVIN launch

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ALVIN launch

Crab pot

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Crab pot

White sea star and flat fish

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White sea star and flat fish

Juvenile crab

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Juvenile crab

Scarlet king crabs

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Scarlet king crabs

Patton Seamount chain

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Patton Seamount chain

Pincher collection

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Pincher collection

Sponge and anemone

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Sponge and anemone

Larval fish

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Larval fish

ALVIN passenger

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ALVIN passenger

Large pink sea fan

July 15
Large pink sea fan

Horn-shaped vase sponges

July 15
Horn-shaped vase sponges

A bizarre elephant sponge

July 15
A bizarre elephant sponge

An Isidid coral, otherwise known as bamboo coral

July 14
An Isidid coral, otherwise known as bamboo coral

Bamboo coral

July 14
Bamboo coral

Candelbra structure on a bamboo coral

July 14
Candelbra structure on a bamboo coral

AB Seaman Jerry Graham

July 13
AB Seaman Jerry Graham

Chief Mate Mitzie Crane and Ed “Catfish” Popowitz

July 13
Chief Mate Mitzie Crane and Ed “Catfish” Popowitz

Sue Doenges

July 13
Sue Doenges

Sue Doenges and Amy Baco-Taylor

July 13
Sue Doenges and Amy Baco-Taylor

Crewmembers pause following a recovery of the Alvin

July 13
Crewmembers pause following a recovery of the Alvin

Skeleton shrimp

July 12
Skeleton shrimp

Naomi Ward emptying seawater

July 12
Naomi Ward emptying seawater

Naomi Ward collecting mucus

July 12
Naomi Ward collecting mucus

Bruce Strickrott detaching Niskin bottles

July 12
Bruce Strickrott detaching Niskin bottles

Basalt “columns”

July 11
Basalt “columns”

Fractured pillow basalts

July 11
Fractured pillow basalts

Lava tubes

July 11
Lava tubes

Coloring Styrofoam cups

July 11
Coloring Styrofoam cups

Before and after compression

July 11
Before and after compression

Sarah Flood Page and Naomi Ward

July 10
Sarah Flood Page and Naomi Ward

Putting the gravity corer over the side

July 10
Putting the gravity corer over the side

Aftermath of a mud fight

July 10
Aftermath of a mud fight

14 foot gravity core

July 10
14 foot gravity core

Gooseneck barnacles

July 9
Gooseneck barnacles

Spider crab missing limbs

July 9
Spider crab missing limbs

Adult male spider crab eating a female spider crab

July 9
Adult male spider crab eating a female spider crab

Gastric mill and teeth

July 9
Gastric mill and teeth

Seabeam bathymetry

July 8
Seabeam bathymetry

Coral polyps on a bamboo coral

July 7
Coral polyps on a bamboo coral

Paragorgia with basket starfish & polychaetes

July 7
Paragorgia with basket starfish & polychaetes

Paragorgia coral

July 7
Paragorgia coral

Sea whip

July 7
Sea whip

Paragorgia with squat lobsters

July 7
Paragorgia with squat lobsters

Tug boat coming to meet the R/V Atlantis

July 5
Tug boat coming to meet the R/V Atlantis

School children view collection

July 5
School children view collection

Bamboo coral

July 1
Bamboo coral

Lava flow

July 1
Lava flow

Crab ganglia

June 27
Crab ganglia

Couesi eggs

June 27
Couesi eggs

Macroreg eggs

June 27
Macroreg eggs

Alvin being moved out of the hanger

June 26
Alvin being moved out of the hanger

Alvin first launch

June 26
Alvin first launch

Entering Alvin

June 26
Entering Alvin

National Geographic Channel interview

June 26
National Geographic Channel interview

R/V Atlantis docked

June 25
R/V Atlantis docked

Emergency breathing apparatus training

June 25
Emergency breathing apparatus training

Rick Bean instructs all newcomers

June 25
Rick Bean instructs all newcomers

Wind and waves

June 25
Wind and waves

Zach Hoyt fixing cracks in the crab tank

June 25
Zach Hoyt fixing cracks in the crab tank

 

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