The Galápagos Rift Expedition 2011 marks the debut of a new camera and lighting platform named “Seirios”. We expect that the new and improved lighting system will make the images gathered by Little Herc even more spectacular. This image is from an ROV shakedown cruise off the coast of the Channel Islands, California in April 2011.

The Galápagos Rift Expedition 2011 marks the debut of a new camera and lighting platform named “Seirios”. We expect that the new and improved lighting system will markedly enhance our exploration capability. This image is from an ROV shakedown cruise off the coast of the Channel Islands, California in April 2011. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program.

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