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Deep Sea Diary: In the control room

Yesterday at 4:30 my most awesome experience so far was to enter a container (called a van) which is Jason’s control room. The variety of screens and equipment in the black box look like the star wars Death Star. There are 3 lasers 10 cm apart and a digital still with strobes. The manipulators on […]
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Deep Sea Diary: Day 3

We are looking at the bottom for a place to collect specimens and the depth is 4931 meters. After a 2 hour nap my night shift begins. Ancient cold seep sites that we are seeing are about 150 miles from Barbados and exist in the boundary between the Atlantic Plate subducted below the Caribbean Plate […]
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Deep Sea Diary: Day 2

We are out at sea on the Atlantis having left port at 9am and I cannot wait to share the edited photographs of this adventure, about 1,500 so far but that includes stop action which is a lot of frames. Woods Hole, NSF, Duke Marine Lab, Oregon Institute of Marine Biology and NC State are […]
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