Leg 4 Team Returns to Seattle

August 23, 2013

Leg 4 of the VISIONS'13 UW-RSN OOI expedition ended in Seattle on August 20th after demobing the ROV ROPOS in Victoria. The ROPOS crew comple
Arrived in Victoria BC

August 19, 2013

We are almost home after our soon to be 47 days at sea. We arrived in Victoria BC at ~ 0730 this morning under calm seas and cloudy skies. With a
Operations Complete

August 17, 2013

The VISIONS'13 expedition is nearing its completion. The R/V Thompson is on its way to Victoria to offload the ROV ROPOS, before transiting to
Success During the OOI NSF VISIONS13 Expedition

August 16, 2013

The many days of hard work and very long hours at .... paid off with very successful installations of secondary infrastructure.
Days Flying By

August 15, 2013

Since the exciting and incredibly successful powering up of the high-definition camera, two short-period seismometers, and thermistor array,
The First High Definition Imagery Live From the Seafloor

August 12, 2013

The past few days have been filled with intense activity that culminated with a complete installation of secondary infrastructure at the
Back to Axial Volcano

August 09, 2013

After transiting ~ 20 hrs from the base of the continental margin, we arrived once again at the place we have grown so fond of  - Axial Volc
Installing Caissons and Conducting Water Column Studies

August 07, 2013

Yesterday, after transiting west ~ 5 hours from Newport Oregon to Southern Hydrate Ridge, we conducted an ~ 8 hr dive (R1627) with the ROV ROPOS
Beginning Leg 4

August 06, 2013

This morning the R/V Thompson began its transit from Newport Oregon to Southern Hydrate Ridge. Onboard we have eight students, a group of enginee
End of VISIONS 13 Leg 3

August 04, 2013

Leg 3 of VISIONS ’13 is rapidly drawing to a close as we near the mouth of Yaquina Bay and the OSU dock at Newport, Oregon.  The cruis
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