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

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Researcher Henry Vanderploeg, of NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Laboratory, analyzes invasive non-native mussels.
Michigan 2010
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Tom Nalepa of NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory studies invasive mussels in the Great Lakes.
Michigan 2010
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Launching Pisces V submersible
Hawaii 2009
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The R/V Ka'imikai-o-Kanaloa launches the Pisces V over her stern, while the chase boat stands by.
Hawaii 2011
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Divers Dave Pence (left) and Ken Longenecker hold up a banner commemorating the Hawai's Undersea Research Laboratory's 1,000th dive with the Pisces submersibles.
Hawaii 2011
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Ken Longenecker swims down to the acrylic dome brought down by the Pisces V, and checks to make sure that the special pump is working correctly. The dome is used to apply a non-toxi stain to the Leptoseris coral head to be used for measuring the growth rate of the coral over time.
Hawaii 2011
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Inside the 81-ton, 43 X 20 x 16.5 foot underwater laboratory are six bunks, shower and toilet, hot water, microwave, trash compactor, refrigerator, and even air conditioning and computers linked back to shore. Aquarius undersea habitat .
Florida, Florida Keys NMS 2008
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The seamount display at the Sant Ocean Hall of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
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The main hall of the Sant Ocean Hall of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
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The Science on a Sphere display at the Sant Ocean Hall of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
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This orange bamboo coral is between four and five feet tall and was found 5,475 feet below the surface. It is believed to belong to a newly discovered genus.
Hawaii 2009
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Raising the anchor on the OKEANOS EXPLORER
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Raising the anchor on the OKEANOS EXPLORER
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Sometimes the anchor acts like a bottom sampling device - bottom sediment seen on the flukes of the anchor.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Maintaining a sharp lookout
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Bridge watch underway
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift 2011 July 8
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Portable spectrum analyzer
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Satellite modem
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Helm with rudder angle indicator
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Seirios and Little Hercules control console
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Seirios, mother ship of Little Hercules, being launched.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Launching Seirios from the stern of the OKEANOS EXPLORER
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Monitoring Seirios and Little Hercules from the control console
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Preparing to launch Little Hercules during night operations
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Launching Seirios from the stern of the OKEANOS EXPLORER
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Over-the-side operations is a hard hat job.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Hard hats and life vests for use by crew of OKEANOS EXPLORER for use during deck operations.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Preparing water bottles for Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) profile and water sampling operations
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Oceanography is still a combination of cutting-edge technology and traditional marlin-spike seamanship.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Communications with plot room and bridge are required during over-the-side operations.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Preparing to launch the CTD rosette
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Hand signals are used between the launch supervisor and winch operator during over-the-side oceanographic operations.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Launching Seirios from the stern of the OKEANOS EXPLORER
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Seirios on deck showing off its aluminum sculpted NOAA symbol
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Launching Seirios from the stern of the OKEANOS EXPLORER
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Launching Seirios from the stern of the OKEANOS EXPLORER. The boatswain is signaling to lower away.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Seirios entering its element ready for work.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Little Hercules being launched following the launch of its mother ship Seirios.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Little Hercules entering the water.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Little Hercules being readied for launching.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Little Hercules seen from Seirios in the water column.
Pacific Ocean
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Preparing to launch Little Hercules
Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
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An ROV camera platform used in addition to Little Hercules on INDEX 2010.
Pacific Ocean
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Control room for Seirios and Little Hercules allows scientists and engineers to control and monitor movements and data collection systems of Little Hercules and Seirios.
Pacific Ocean
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Scientist maintaining watchful eye on the observations and location of Little Hercules and Seirios.
Pacific Ocean
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Scientist monitoring Seirios and Little Hercules. The left-hand image is what is seen from Little Hercules while the right-hand image is Little Hercules seen from Seirios.
Pacific Ocean
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Control room for Seirios and Little Hercules. The left-hand image is what is seen from Little Hercules while the right-hand image is Little Hercules seen from Seirios.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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The pilot's controls for Seirios and Little Hercules.
Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Rift
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Reminiscent of a NASA mission, scientists and engineers monitor navigation and observations of Seirios and Little Hercules in control room.
Pacific Ocean
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Recovery team for Little Hercules and Seirios are photographed by Little Hercules camera during recovery operation.
Pacific Ocean

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