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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
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In HYDROLAB's twenty years, no serious hyperbaric accidents occurred.
Grand Bahama Island
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During a storm, HYDROLAB once broke loose and floated 25 miles away.
Grand Bahama Island
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Tank rack and gazebo deck outside AQUARIUS.
Florida, Key Largo
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HYDROLAB's success lay in the simple design and expert support personnel.
St. Croix, USVI
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Inside HYDROLAB, only 8 x 16 ft., the head (toilet) was outside.
St. Croix, USVI
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HYDROLAB scientists were among the first to note die-off of the Diadema urchin.
St. Croix, USVI
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EDALHAB during the FLARE project off FL used ALVIN's support ship, Lulu.
Florida Keys 1972
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AQUARIUS in 1989 -- only operational offshore habitat now dedicated to science.
St. Croix, USVI 1989
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Aquanauts excurt (saturation dive) from TEKTITE I.
St. John, USVI 1969
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HUGO underwater observatory monitors Loihi subsea volcano off Hawaii.
Oahu, Hawaii 1997
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Pressure pot carries materials down to AQUARIUS.
St. Croix, USVI
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AQUARIUS featured on cover of Sea Technology prior to 1986 deployment.
1986
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AQUARIUS deployed in Salt River Canyon off St. Croix.
St. Croix, USVI 1986
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AQUARIUS sits in 60 feet of water at Conch Reef, Key Largo, FL.
Florida, Key Largo
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AQUARIUS technician communicates with the shore base to relay life support data.
St. Croix, USVI 1988
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In the AQUARIUS main lock looking aft towards the entry lock.
Florida, Key Largo 1993
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AQUARIUS tank rack and gazebo deck serves as the starting point for excursions.
Florida, Key Largo
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AQUARIUS scientist adjusts coral feeding experiment controlled in habitat.
St. Croix, USVI
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AQUARIUS aquanauts discuss dive plan during coral feeding study.
St. Croix, USVI
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AQUARIUS lowered to its first home off St. Croix, 1986.
St. Croix, USVI 1986
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AQUARIUS ops: talk bubbles provide remote air, comms and equipment drop points.
St. Croix, USVI
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AQUARIUS aquanauts pause to converse in talk bubble.
St. Croix, USVI
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AQUARIUS aboard transport barge on its way to St. Croix in 1986.
St. Croix, USVI 1986
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AQUARIUS post-hurricane Hugo-- 6 feet of sand scoured from beneath leg.
St. Croix, USVI 1989 October
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AQUARIUS post-hurricane Hugo-- 6 feet of sand scoured from beneath leg.
St. Croix, USVI 1989 October
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AQUARIUS post-hurricane Hugo-- 6 feet of sand scoured from beneath leg.
St. Croix, USVI 1989 October
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AQUARIUS watch desk keeps 24 hr. watch on saturation operations.
St. Croix, USVI
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AQUARIUS, built in Texas, en route to St. Croix in 1986.
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AQUARIUS breaks the surface during 1990 recovery from Salt R. Canyon.
St. Croix, USVI 1990 September
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Doc Schane communicates with AQUARIUS aquanauts during decompression.
St. Croix, USVI
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Support diver secures AQUARIUS to the seafloor off Key Largo.
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After complete overhaul, AQUARIUS is christened and readied for sea.
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Monster buoy stands watch and delivers life support to AQUARIUS.
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Divers guide the 15 meter long AQUARIUS onto the baseplate.
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AQUARIUS is towed to the Conch Reef off Key Largo for its third deployment.
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AQUARIUS floats just before it is flooded and sunk to the reef.
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AQUARIUS weighs 100 tons in air but can be weightless underwater.
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Manned AQUARIUS Support Barge was replaced by a Life Support Buoy in 1997.
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In 1997, a partnership of industry and government rebuilt AQUARIUS.
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Divers excurt (dive) from AQUARIUS. They can stay out for 9 hours per day.
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ALVIN and her support ship R/V Atlantis.
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R/V Kila tows the Makalii sub aboard the LRT submersible barge.
1984 November
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At the end of the rainbow. . .R/V Kila and Makalii submersible.
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Beaver submersible and support ship underway.
1974
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Nitrox gas mixing system and recompression chamber.
1988
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Converted fishing vessel/life support barge for Aquarius habitat at dock..
St. Croix, USVI

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