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Slideshow of Google Earth images showing the progressing of high-resolution mapping efforts. (HR)
Slideshow of maps displaying bathymetry collected by NOAA Ships Okeanos Explorer and Hassler. (HR)
Several corals, brittle stars, and vase sponges captured in an image taken at 1,419 meters in Veatch Canyon. (HR)
A field of yellow Paramuricea sp. corals and a sea star observed at 1679 meters in Gilbert Canyon. (HR)
Many brittle stars scattered over pebbled sediment at 1,965 meters in Gilbert Canyon. (HR)
David Moehl at the controls of Hassler’s multi-beam echosounders in the ship’s Survey Lab. (HR)
LT Sam Greenaway and Physical Scientist Vanessa Self-Miller prepare to deploy a CTD. (HR)
Poster showing locations and information about areas mapped during the second expedition (pdf, 1.4 Mb).
Three NOAA ships are directly involved with the Atlantic Canyons Undersea Mapping Expeditions. (HR)
Scientists and managers identified this five-canyon area as the second highest geographic priority.
Google Earth map showing priorities and coverage areas for ACUMEN operations, overlaid on existing bathymetry.
Okeanos Explorer docked in Norfolk awaiting a June 2012 cruise to map the mid-Atlantic's deep water canyons. (HR)
Mashkoor Malik discusses the various types of data that are being collected by various NOAA ships. (HR)
Practically every deep-sea expedition provides something new, interesting, and important to learn about. (HR)
Martha Nizinski examines a deepwater coral specimen collected off the southeastern U.S. (HR)
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