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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Catalog of Images

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Murky sediment laden water - possibly from Deep Discoverer disturbing bottom.
Between Alvin and Nantucket Canyons, 896-778m 20130816T151328Z
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Unclear what the black patch is - perhaps a type of jellyfish that has collided with the bottom.
Between Alvin and Nantucket Canyons, 896-778m 20130816T162931Z
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Sponges are the dominant large fauna seen on this basalt outcrop. Perhaps a cascading flow of lava frozen in time left this stairstep pattern.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T175911Z
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A small coral, a small sponge, and a few what appear to be tube worms on the side of Mytilus Seamount.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T180439Z
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Vase sponges, a few brittle stars, and a small area of sand bottom with some tube worms.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T180510Z
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Sponges and brittle stars on this vertical washboard appearing basalt cliff.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T180748Z
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A sandy patch on the side of Mytilus Seamount. Tube worms are seen in the sand while sponges and a holothurian are seen on basalt substrate.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T184515Z
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Sponges on a basalt wall.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T193128Z
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Sponges on a basalt wall.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T193145Z
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Sponges on a basalt wall.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T200348Z
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A sediment covered slope relatively devoid of observable life forms. What caused the scar in the upper center of the image?
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T143142Z
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Monofilament line? crossing over a pebble and cobble covered area of the seafloor. Are the rounded white pebbles from a one-time coral covered top to Mytilus Seamount?
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T143558Z
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A pebble and cobble covered area of the seafloor. Are the rounded white pebbles from a one-time coral covered top to Mytilus Seamount?
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T143649Z
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Rectangular prismatic depression in the side of Mytilus Seamount filling ever so slowly with sediment.
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T154819Z
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Rectangular prismatic depression in the side of Mytilus Seamount filling ever so slowly with sediment. Two hermit crabs are seen on the right side of the depression.
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T154931Z
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Small life forms are seen on and near an iron-oxide stained area of Mytilus Seamount.
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T160313Z
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Curious fish inspecting ROV over a white sediment covered area of Mytilus Seamount.
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T203334Z
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Perhaps an antimora hovering over a white sediment bottom with gravel to cobble sized rocks. A white urchin is to the left of the fish's tail.
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T210440Z
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Black volcanic pebbles and cobbles intermixed with white sand, probably of organic origin. Two relatively large gastropod shells are seen and a few triangular pteropod shells. The small white cone-shaped shells might be small tusk shells.
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T210845Z
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RHIB approaching NOAA Ship RONALD H. Brown with late afternoon sun glinting off the ocean surface.
20130522T040600Z
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Krill swarming
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Krill swarming
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Manipulator arm of ROV attempting to grasp salp chain.
20130601T074000Z
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Whoops! Missed again. Darn it! Salp seems to propel itself to left while manipulator arm closes.
20130601T074001Z
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Regardless of missed salp in expn0891, the right manipulator arm offers a congratulatory handshake to the left manipulator arm because of its nice try.
20130601T075244Z
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Deep Discoverer II over a seafloor pockmarked with holes probably formed by biological activity.
20130602T085940Z
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Computer display showing surface vessel location, ROV location, and depth contours. In this image, the ROV is in the axis of a canyon . The ROV pilots on board the surface vessel use displays such as this to navigate and monitor the movements of the Deep Discoverer ROV.
20130605T184021Z
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Deep Discoverer seen over a sediment covered seafloor from its "mother ship" Serios.
North Atlantic Canyons, seep area 1475-1420m 20130712T144734Z
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A chimaera cruises close to Serios while Deep Discoverer can be seen below.
North Atlantic Canyons, seep area 1475-1420m 20130712T151707Z
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An "oreo" fish cruises between Deep Discoverer and a canyon wall.
Alvin Canyon, west wall 926-863m 20130717T170425Z
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Various displays monitored by the ROV pilots and science party.
Veatch Canyon, center to west side 2108-1969m 20130720T143956Z
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Location of ROV superimposed over bathymetry.
Veatch Canyon, center to west side 2108-1969m 20130720T163437Z
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ROV over mussel covered cold seep area.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T170916Z
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ROV over mussel covered cold seep area.
New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m 20130721T171952Z
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ROV D2 in water column with salps and krill.
Between Alvin and Block Canyons 20130801T200509Z
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ROV D2 flying close to basalt escarpment.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T201834Z
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ROV D2 inspecting basalt outcrops and associated biota.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T202054Z
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ROV D2 hovering over bamboo coral bush.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T203354Z
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ROV D2 hovering over bamboo coral bush.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T203447Z
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Umbilical cord leading from Serios to ROV D2 as it hovers above the bottom.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T221626Z
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Three-D view of Mytilus Seamount bathymetry as observed by ROV Three-D view of Mytilus Seamount bathymetry as observed by ROV
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T224018Z
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Three-D view of Mytilus Seamount bathymetry as observed by ROV operator and science party.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T224901Z
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3-D view of ROV D2 climbing wall to summit of Mytilus Seamount.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T225452Z
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3-D view of ROV D2 climbing wall to summit of Mytilus Seamount.
Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m 20130804T230350Z
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3-D view of the head of Nygren canyon
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130804T230847Z
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Regional view of bathymetry around Nygren Canyon.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130804T231322Z
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Articulated crane on OKEANOS EXPLORER.
Nygren Canyon, 1579-1310m 20130804T233005Z
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Sonar display of forward looking sonar on Deep Discoverer as it encounters an escarpment.
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T162621Z
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Deep Discoverer ROV as seen from Seirios.
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T204720Z
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Deep Discoverer ROV as seen from Seirios.
Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m 20130805T205649Z

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