Photo & Video Log
This page contains photos and videos taken during Project PHAEDRA that took place June 25 - July 4, 2006. Click on any image to view a larger version and for additional information. If a movie 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 slideshow icon is present, a visual log of exploration images can be viewed. You can scroll through them one by one, or select the play button for an automatic slideshow.
(HR) = "High Resolution" images available.
HCMR multibeam specialist Martina Alexandri processes data collected from Aegaeo's multibeam system. (HR)
Back on the ship chief ROV pilot Aggelos Mallios maneuvers Super Achilles over unusual sediment mounds.
Thetis switches on its external lights as the submersible descends beyond the depths where natural sunlight penetrates. (HR)
Midway through the dive, the submersible is joined by HCMR ROV Super Achilles to conduct a survey of the site. (HR)
Professor Brian Bingham works with Aegaeo crew to deploy a transponder off the aft deck of the ship.
Vasilis Stasinos watches while electrical engineer Aggelos Mallios checks Thetis' electrical systems.
HCMR geologists Christos Anagnostou and Andreas Siolas gather samples for additional lab analysis.
As part of Thetis' recovery process, safety diver Vasilis Stasinos attaches large ropes to the Thetis submersible. (HR)
Members of the science team look at a map of Milos island to plan the next day's science operations.
Aggelos Malios watches as WHOI senior research assistant Joanne Goudreau collects water samples.
Precision navigation of the underwater vehicles is a critical research goal for the project.
Thetis pilot, Konstantinos Katsaros, confirms tests conducted to instruments on the Thetis check out okay. (HR)
A group of Greek school children visit the science team while they prepare for the cruise. (HR)
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