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

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Parallel ripples looking produce a washboard pattern.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T182032Z
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Large sub-parallel ripples. Coarse sediment material is caught in the lee and troughs of the ripples.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T190351Z
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Large sub-parallel ripples. Coarse sediment material is caught in the lee and troughs of the ripples.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T190506Z
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Contorted ripple pattern in the vicinity of a small boulder.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T190902Z
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Deep Discoverer (D2) seen over ripples on a sediment bottom.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T191116Z
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Mud or silt bottom with sparse small life forms.
Oceanographer Canyon, southeastern wall, 1246-891m 20130814T200040Z
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Canyon wall with at least seven different species of coral visible.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T192227Z
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Area of canyon wall with iron staining devoid of visible life.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T200411Z
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Iron-stained area on canyon wall with small tube worms.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T200455Z
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Iron-stained area on canyon wall with small tube worms. The staining appears to have emanated from a fossil burrow.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T200636Z
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A round fossil burrow with tube worms on its surface.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T201653Z
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Small tube worms, a large cup corall, and small sponges in the vicinity of what appears to be a fossil burrow.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T202834Z
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At least five different species of coral along a canyon wall. A number of large fossil burrows are also seen. Is this the future fate of many of the large burrows seen in unconsolidated sediment on the continental slope?
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T202941Z
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A large fossil burrow on a canyon wall with methane bubbles escaping.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T203113Z
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At least five different species of coral along a canyon wall. A number of large fossil burrows are also seen. Is this the future fate of many of the large burrows seen in unconsolidated sediment on the continental slope?
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T203245Z
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At least five different species of coral are seen on this canyon wall with a number of fossil burrows.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T203419Z
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Section of canyon wall with small corals. Horizontal bedding of sedimentary layers is prominently displayed in this image.
Welker Canyon, southwestern wall, ?-1407m 20130815T211313Z
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Witch flounder on bottom in an area of hummocky sediment covering.
Between Alvin and Nantucket Canyons, 896-778m 20130816T151003Z
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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
20130531T111054Z
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Krill swarming
20130531T111351Z
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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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