Dive 1605 Instrument Deployment Southern Hydrate

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This ROPOS dive focusedd on deploying a CAT flow meter, and two 'Mosquito' flow meters at Southern Hydrate Ridge new Einstein's Grotto. The seeps host red rock fish, abundant clams, and white bacterial mats. The hummocky, sedimented areas are marked by broad expanses of clam shell chaff. At the end of the dive, Niskin bottles on ROPOS were triggered to take samples of the methane-rich fluids. These will be analyzed onshore.


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