ROPOS Team Awarded the J. P. Tully Medal of Oceanography

ROPOS Team Awarded the

J. P. Tully Medal of Oceanography

June 5, 2024

On June 5, 2024, the ROPOS At-Sea Team was announced as the 2023 winner of the prestigious J. P. Tully Medal of Oceanography from the Canadian Meteorology and Oceanography Society (CMOS)! The award recognizes any person whose scientific contributions have had a significant impact on Canadian oceanography.

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BGR INDEX2023 Expedition

BGR INDEX2023 Expedition

R/V Sonne September 29 – November 20, 2023

From September 29 – November 20, 2023, 6 CSSF team members supported the INDEX2023 ship expedition of the Germany’s Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR; Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources) in the Central Indian Ocean. The focus of this mission to conduct geological and environmental investigations in an area licensed under the regulation of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) for the exploration of polymetallic massive sulfides as part of the ongoing INDEX project. Participants included scientists and professionals from the University of Hamburg, Hafen City University Hamburg, Laurentian University, Christian-Albrechts University (CAU) Kiel, the Scottish Association for Marine Science, Integrated Environmental Solutions (INES) and the BGR.

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NSF VISIONS ‘22 Expedition

NSF VISIONS ‘22 Expedition

R/V Thomas G. Thompson August 9 – September 15, 2022

From August 9 – September 15, 2022, 8 CSSF team members performed maintenance and installation on the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Ocean Observatories Initiative’s (OOI) Regional Cabled Array (RCA) for the University of Washington (UW) aboard the UW’s R/V Thomas G. Thompson as part of the VISIONS ’22 expedition. The science team was largely from the University of Washington’s School of Oceanography, with one member from Gray’s Harbour College, and the engineering team was largely from the UW’s Applied Physics Laboratory, with one member from Oregon State University. Guest participants were from the UW, the University of St. Andrews, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Carleton College and the University of Bremen.

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