Ship crew and science crew work together to bring heavy sampling devices, such as this loaded box core, onboard safely, whether it is the ROV, box cores, CTDs, or trawl nets. Cooperation and care is essential for both safety of the crew and equipment and viability of the samples.

Ship crew and science crew work together to bring heavy sampling devices, onboard safely, whether it is this loaded box core, the ROV, CTDs, or trawl nets. Cooperation and care is essential for both safety of the crew and equipment and viability of the samples. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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Deepwater Canyons 2012: September 25 Log

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