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May 10, 2016 - Esmerelda Crater and Nearby

The dive in Esmerelda Crater was aborted shortly into it due to extremely poor visibility. The team moved about 1 nautical mile to outside of the crater in hopes of finding some evidence of hydrothermal venting. 614 more words

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Last Dive for Leg 1 of the Marianas Trench Expedition!

Tonight is the last Okeanos Explorer ROV dive for the current team! After this the ship will be doing mapping oeprations for a month and will resume ROV dives on June 17. 34 more words

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May 9, 2016 - Esmerelda Bank

Imaged by the Okeanos Explorer ROV on May 9, 2016 on Esmerelda Bank

Imaged by the Okeanos Explorer ROV on May 9, 2016 on Esmerelda Bank… 1,344 more words

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Octopod! Octopod!

At 00:17 in this video, a cirrate octopus swims in front of camera 2, flapping its fins.

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May 7, 2016 - Del Cano Guyot

Today’s dive was cut short due to failure of the ROVs hydrolics. The scientists and engineers voted to use the extra time to repair the ROV. 164 more words

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