Mission Logs

Follow along as participants in the cruise provide updates and reflections on their experiences, the science, the technology, and other elements of the expedition.

Mission logs will be posted once the expedition is underway — stay tuned!


August 14

August 14: Rockin' Wall

Our expedition is equipped with a science class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) capable of exploring the deep sea. Today’s ROV dive was spectacular due to favorable weather and oceanographic conditions and due to the hard work of our mapping team and NOAA Ship Nancy Foster’s officers and crew.

August 13

August 13: Deep-sea Research: Always a Learning Experience

In an environment as challenging as the deep sea, research techniques take time and practice to produce results. Deep-sea researchers adapt to the challenges of the deep by using tools such as submarines and robots.

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