Photo & Video Log
This page contains photos and videos taken during the New Zealand American Submarine Ring of Fire 2007: Exploration of the Kermadec Arc expedition that takes place July 28 – August 16, 2007. 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 Podcast icon is present, a video or audio file is available for download or you can subscribe to the RSS Podcast Feed.
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.
Video & Slideshows
Take a virtual tour of ABE’s high resolution bathymetry from the Brothers submarine volcano! (Quicktime, 1 Mb.)
View a slideshow of ABE high resolution bathymetry overlaid on EM300 bathymetry at Brothers Volcano. (HR)
Learn what Bob Embley hopes to discover on this expedition to the Kermadec Arc. (Quicktime, 1.8 Mb.)
ABE high resolution bathymetry of the Brothers Volcano, looking into the caldera from the south. (HR)
View of the front of the ROV, which consists of propellers, hydraulic pumps, and lots of cameras, lights and electronics, as well as two arms. (HR)
View of Basin I, one of the deepest basins in the Havre Trough with a depth of more than 3,400 meters. (HR)
Map showing the location of several of the small rift basins in the Havre Trough that have been sampled by our CTDO system during the cruise. (HR)
Three-dimensional view of the amphitheater-shaped slump scars on the northwestern wall of Brothers Volcano. (HR)
ABE AUV in its docking cradle. The red arrow indicates the location of the fluxgate magnetometer. (HR)
This is a illustration of a section through Brothers Volcano showing the evolution of the hydrothermal systems there. (HR)
A good example of one of the many active hydrothermal chimneys that occurs at the northwest caldera site. (HR)
Making final checks on the ABE autonomous vehicle before its first dive at Brothers submarine volcano. (HR)
Engineers attending to the Kiel 6000 remotely operated vehicle under the massive A-frame on the stern of the R/V Sonne. (HR)
Conductivity-temperature-depth (CTD) package. The large white cylinders on the frame are used to collect water samples over geothermal systems. (HR)
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