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From inside the Jason control van, images of the active >270°C hydrothermal edifice “Inferno” showing a beautiful tubeworm bush - the bright red plumes indicate that these worms are “happy and healthy”. UW/NSF-OOI/WHOI: V19.

Regional Cabled Array 2019 Expedition Sets Records

This summer’s Regional Cabled Array (RCA) 44-day expedition (May 30-July 12, 2019) onboard the R/V Atlantis was highly successful with the completion of all tasks scheduled for this annual maintenance and operations cruise. One hundred forty-nine out of 151 RCA Core and PI instruments are operational, all three instrumented Deep Profiler vehicles and instrumented Science […]

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NSF Science in the Deep with ROV Jason

  NOTE: Video of this event available here. Fast forward to about 52:00 to get past the distorted audio. The National Science Foundation will host “Science in the Deep,” a Facebook Live event with researchers aboard R/V Atlantis on Wednesday, June 26, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern. The Atlantis team will be off the coast of […]

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ROV Jason is launched at the Oregon Offshore site during the 2019 NSF-funded OOI Cabled Array expedition during Visions2018 with the Benthic Experiment Package attached beneath the vehicle. Photo by M. Elend, University of Washington

Streaming Live From the Deep: The 2019 OOI Regional Cabled Array expedition

This summer’s exciting sea-going expedition in the Northeast Pacific to maintain the National Science Foundation’s Ocean Observatories Initiative Regional Cabled Observatory is underway, and you can join us at InteractiveOceans. Over the next several weeks, the University of Washington Cabled Array team will be adding novel sensors that allow a global audience to watch live […]

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