Coordinating the retrieval of the glider was a bit tricky, with the ship moving, the glider bobbing in the waves, and limited visibility at night, but the Okeanos team managed to attach NG301’s recovery rope to the ship’s crane and bring it safely back on board.

Coordinating the retrieval of the glider was a bit tricky, with the ship moving, the glider bobbing in the waves, and limited visibility at night, but the Okeanos team managed to attach NG301’s recovery rope to the ship’s crane and bring it safely back on board. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Océano Profundo 2015: Exploring Puerto Rico’s Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs.

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Related Links

The Journey of NG301

Océano Profundo 2015: Exploring Puerto Rico’s Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer