Examples of the intense and huge volume of data produced during a one year lander deployment at 480 m in the Gulf of Mexico. Note the high variability in many of these variables, indicating a very dynamic environment. (Data from: Mienis, F., G.C.A. Duineveld, A.J. Davies, S.W. Ross, H. Seim, J. Bane, T.C.E. van Weering. 2012. The influence of near-bed hydrodynamic conditions on cold-water corals in the Viosca Knoll area, Gulf of Mexico. Deep-Sea Research I 60: 32-45.) Image courtesy of Steve W. Ross (UNCW).