Expedition Update - Schmidt Ocean Institute

It's been a busy summer season for ROPOS and the team, as we've just completed another deployment, this time with the Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) aboard their research vessel Falkor.   The Schmidt Ocean Institute is a not-for-profit foundation which focuses on advancing ocean exploration, discovery, and knowledge, by generously providing ship-time to selected research applicants.

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Expedition Update - Visions 13

Credit: OOI/RSN/UW

As with all good things the OOI/RSN/UW Visions’ 13 expedition has now come to an end. This challenging cabled observatory expedition went very well and some highlights of the expedition included:

  • Over 22,000m of fibre optic extension cables on seafloor – all tested and functional.
  • Three medium powered junction boxes – all tested and functional.
  • Four short-period seismometers at Axial – all tested and functional.
  • And many more…

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