The days are long and as the saying goes, “the nights are longer.” A common schedule is for the ROV to launch at 4pm and come up at 8am the next morning. Documentation and specimen prep goes on during the day. But even the most dedicated need some rest and relaxation.

The days are long and as the saying goes, “the nights are longer.” A common schedule is for the ROV to launch at 4pm and come up at 8am the next morning. Documentation and specimen prep goes on during the day. But even the most dedicated need some rest and relaxation. Image courtesy of MarkSchrope.com/Lophelia II 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEMRE.

 

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