ROPOS was recognized for its contributions to British Columbia’s marine sector by the prestigious award of the SS Beaver Medal on November 26th. The medal, forged from the salvaged remains of the 19th century Hudson’s Bay Company’s SS Beaver, was awarded by the by Honourable Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon. Read More
Expedition Update - Visions' 14
CSSF installed the secondary infrastructure of the OOI Regional Scale Nodes cabled ocean observatory with the UW Ocean Observatory Initiative (OOI) team of oceanographers and engineers. On all fronts, this expedition was a resounding success which marks the transition between RSN's construction to its operation and maintenance. Read More
Expedition Update - Wiring the Abyss 2014
The ROPOS team completed a short but very busy expedition onboard the CCGS John P. Tully for Ocean Networks Canada (ONC). During the 6 days onsite, ROPOS accomplished more than 52 maintenance and sampling objectives in 6 dives with a total of 106 diving hours. Read More
Expedition Update - L3 MariPro
ROPOS’ first expedition of the year was in support of L3 MariPro onboard the C/S Dependable. The primary objective of this expedition was for ROPOS to assist in the recovery and repair of a Primary Science Node that will be used by the Regional Scale Nodes program.