ROPOS recovering a hydrophone near Vancouver BC, Aug 2012.

The end of a cruise with the deep-sea submersible (DSV) Alvin can be almost as busy as the middle. This photo, taken on April 13, 2010 after dive #4618, shows the crew of the R/V Atlantis washing the sub and preparing it for the next cruise. Image courtesy of Mark Spear, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

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