Photo & Video Log

This page contains photos and videos taken during the 2003 Submarine Ring of Fire expedition that took place from February 9 to March 5, 2003. Click on any image to view a larger version and for additional information. camera icon If a picture of a movie camera camera icon is present, a QuickTime video can be viewed by clicking on the image. Other video formats may be available on the linked pages.

(HR) = "High Resolution" images available.

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VR animation of Mid-ocean spreading center

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Mid-ocean spreading center (Quicktime VR, 2.6 Mb)

animation of Mid-ocean spreading center

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Mid-ocean spreading center (Quicktime, 576 Kb)

animation of the subduction zone

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Subduction Zone plate boundary (Quicktime VR, 1.8 Mb)

animation of the subduction zone

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Subduction Zone plate boundary (QuickTime, 824 Kb)

panoramic of maug island caldera

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Panorama of Maug caldera (QuickTime VR, 520 Kb)

Hydrophone animation

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Hydrophone animation (Quicktime, 600 Kb)

Images

Bathymetry  data collected at the Mariana Arc

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Bathymetry data collected at the Mariana Arc (HR)

Farallon de Paharos Island

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Farallon de Paharos Island (HR)

Bathymetry of three  volcanoes

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Bathymetry of three volcanoes (HR)

Bathymetry of West Rota submarine volcano

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Bathymetry of West Rota submarine volcano (HR)

The Anatahan Volcano erupted on May 11.

March 19
The Anatahan Volcano erupted on May 11, 2003.

The Anatahan Volcano erupted on May 11.

March 19
The Anatahan Volcano erupted on May 11, 2003.

Anatahan Volcano as it appeared 3 months before the eruption.

March 19
Anatahan Volcano as it appeared 3 months before the eruption.

Map of MR1 sidescan sonar imagery around Anatahan island.

March 19
Map of MR1 sidescan sonar imagery around Anatahan island.

Map of EM300 multibeam sonar bathymetry around Anatahan island.

March 19
Map of EM300 multibeam sonar bathymetry around Anatahan island.

 

 

 

Kasuga 1 submarine volcano

March 2
Kasuga 1 submarine volcano (HR)

Nikko submarine volcano

March 2
Nikko submarine volcano (HR)

Venting system on a submarine arc volcano

March 2
Venting system on a submarine arc volcano (HR)

Distribution of active marine volcanic arcs

March 2
Distribution of active marine volcanic arcs (HR)

Securing the cups to the CTD frame

Feb 26
Securing the cups to the CTD frame

The backpack buddies with decorated cups

Feb 26
The backpack buddies with decorated cups

The backpack buddies surrounded by cups

Feb 26
The backpack buddies surrounded by cups

The backpack buddies enjoying the scenery

Feb 26
The backpack buddies enjoying the scenery (HR)

Profiles of chemical and physical tracers

Feb 24
Profiles of chemical and physical tracers (HR)

Location of the CTD cast in the Maug caldera

Feb 24
Location of the CTD cast in the Maug caldera (HR)

The Thompson surrounded by Maug's three islands

Feb 24
The Thompson surrounded by Maug's three islands (HR)

Autonomous Underwater Hydrophone (AUH) mooring

Feb 24
Autonomous Underwater Hydrophone (AUH) mooring (HR)

Deploying the hydrophone

Feb 22
Deploying the hydrophone (HR)

Deploying the syntactic foam float

Feb 22
Deploying the syntactic foam float (HR)

 

 

Intense plumes near East Diamante submarine volcano

Feb 18
Plumes near East Diamante volcano (HR)

 

 

 

Submarine volcano map

Feb 17
Submarine volcano map (HR)

Sarigan Island

Feb 17
Sarigan Island (HR)

Sarigan Island from the MR1 survey

Feb 17
Sarigan Island from the MR1 survey (HR)

Towfish being recovered

Feb 17
Towfish being recovered (HR)

MR1 sonar system before deployment

Feb 17
MR1 sonar system (HR)

 

 

 

Southern Mariana back-arc spreading center

Feb 12
Southern Mariana back-arc spreading center (HR)

G. Lebon and S. Maenner launch the CTD

Feb 12
G. Lebon and S. Maenner launch the CTD (HR)

Location of hydrothermal vent fields

Feb 12
Location of hydrothermal vent fields (HR)

Northwest Rota submarine volcano

Feb 12
Northwest Rota submarine volcano (HR)

 

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