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NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Catalog of Images

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Looking aft to a dramatic sunset.
2011 July 23
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NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER cruising in Glacier Bay.
2009 October 1
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NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER rigid hull inflatable boat cruising in Glacier Bay.
2005 August 18
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Moving vessel profiler used to monitor sound velocity data to correct multi-beam depth readings in a shallow water environment.
2009 June 26
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NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER rescue boat ready for immediate launching.
2012 April 26
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Time for a new flag on the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER . Somewhere a lot of wind was encountered.
2012 August 27
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Sailing board on the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER. "New Hawaii" is a joke name.
2009 July 14
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Looking aft while departing Seattle on the way to the working grounds.
2013 August 2
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CTD operations on the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER
2013 August 3
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CTD operations on the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER
2013 August 8
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CTD operations on the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER
2005 July 22
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CTD operations on the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER
2005 July 22
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CTD operations on the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER
2005 July 20
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CTD operations on the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER
2013 August 3
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Bongo net operations on the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER. Preparing to deploy Bongo nets.
2005 July 19
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Deploying Bongo nets from NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER.
2013 August 3
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Looking for treasures from Bongo net cod end.
2013 August 3
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Looking for treasures from Bongo net cod end.
2013 August 3
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Deploying bongo nets off NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER.
2013 August 3
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Towing bongo nets off NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER.
2013 August 3
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Recovery of bongo nets on NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER.
2013 August 3
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Recovering a MOCNESS off the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER.
2005 July 19
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Why hydro ships don't do a lot of plankton work. Juvenile halibut and other planktonic fish.
2005 July 23
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Contact! Doesn't look like a homerun.
2009 May 17
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Captain Doug Baird of the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER displaying his best form while delivering a pitch in the midst of a drizzling rain.
2009 May 17
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A lot of action and a lot of ballplayers on one small corner of the softball field. How come the ball's not muddy?
2009 May 17
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Some of the places we go! Climbing in the clouds on a day off.
2009 June 9
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A brisk swim in the northern Bering Sea off Tin City. This is just below Cape Prince of Wales, the westernmost point of North America and the demarcation point between the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea. Water temperature was probably about 45 degrees maximum.
2010 July 20
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Crew of NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER playing softball at Dutch Harbor.
2011 July 2
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Part of crew of NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER fishing at Dutch Harbor while eagles circle overhead.
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NOAA Ship RAINIER underway.
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NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER in Arctic fog.
2013 August 7
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Recovering Deep Discoverer (D2)
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Recovering Deep Discoverer (D2)
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Control room for Deep Discover and Serios.
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Preparing Deep Discoverer for launch.
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All of the sophisticated electronics making up the ROV's towed by the OKEANOS EXPLORER are still dependent on basic seamanship and fundamental standard equipment such as A-frame, sheaves, and cable.
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Towing Deep Discover (D2) and Serios during brisk weather.
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Towing Deep Discover (D2) and Serios during brisk weather.
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Deep sea winch and cable with 8000 meters of 0.375 inch electro-mechanical cable
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Display unit for ROV copilot on OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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Computer display showing relative locations of ship, SERIOS mother ROV, and DEEP DISCOVERER (D2). Ultimate bottom target is NNE of D2.
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Video displays monitoring ROV launch operation on OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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Deep Discoverer (D2) being recovered after bottom deployment from the NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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Computer and display units in ROV control room OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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Working on DEEP DISCOVER and mother ship SERIOS from NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER. The remotely operated vehicle (ROV) team works on the vehicles following completion of a dive, and readies them for the next day.
2014 April 23
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NOAA DEEP DISCOVERER over tar lily - operated from NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER. During a dive on sonar anomalies suspected to be a shipwreck, the ROV instead discovered the remants of asphalt volcanoes, or "tar lilies." After documenting the first asphalt extrusion, the DEEP DISCOVERER investigated another anomaly which also was a "tar lily."
2014 April
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Deploying Deep Discoverer off the NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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Either recovering or deploying Deep Discoverer off the NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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A squid flies by the robotic arm of Deep Discoverer.

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