Posts by masako

ROV JASON expedition at Hikurangi Subduction Zone

Current ROV JASON expedition is highlighted by Dr. Clair McKinley (Univ. Washington) on her blog posted in The Eastcoastlab. The science mission is to understand the seismogenesis of a subduction zone, represented by Hikurangi Subduction Zone. “There are several unique things about the Hikurangi subduction zone that make it a great place to examine earthquake…

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HOV Alvin Dive: “Montana State Univ. has been represented in some of the world’s most remote regions and in outer space.”

Missoulian features the biochemist and assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry of Montana State University, Roland Hatzenpichler’s Alvin dive in Guyamas Basin last fall. Alvin dive allowed him to take a great step toward addressing a fundamental science question: “There are very large amounts of material that is being degraded in oceans every day and…

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“Flying Deep”: a PEN Award-winning, Washington Post-praised children’s book about HOV Alvin

The Herald News features the South Coast Children’s book illustrator, Nicole Wong, displays work in her hometown gallery. The exhibition includes her stunning work for “Flying Deep” Exhibition Info: Narrows Gallery (16 Anawan St., Fall River) Open through Jan. 29. Admission: Free. Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. and during concerts.  

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San Diego Open House!

On December 23rd, #NSF_funded Early Career Scientist Training cruise crossed finish line at The R/V Atlantis, #NDSF_WHOI #HOVAlvin, and #AUVSentry San Diego open house event. A moment of “joie de vivre” in oceanography community: Dr. Ross Parnell-Turner (right), an Early Career Chief Scientist in training from the AT 42-06 cruise and a recently appointed professor…

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Successful live broadcast to AGU from HOV Alvin/AUV Sentry cruise on R/V Atlantis

On December 11th, 12th, and 13th, we have successfully convened live broadcast to AGU exhibition booth from HOV Alvin/AUV Sentry cruise (AT 42-06). This event was a part of #NSF_funded NSF/UNOLS/AGU Early Career Scientist Training. Thanks to American Geophysical Union for supporting the pre-cruise webinar series and the live broadcast!! NSF/UNOLS/AGU EARLY CAREER SCIENTIST TRAINING…

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Early Career Scientist’s post: “Going Viral”

“Viruses are messing around with the genomes of their hosts in just about any environment on Earth, but I’m interested in deep-sea hydrothermal vents because I think viruses have been playing this game for billions of years….. […] …. If we can understand how evolution operates in these places, we might better understand how microbes…

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12/11-12/13: Live two-way broadcasts from the HOV Alvin/AUV Sentry cruise!!

National Science Foundation/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution/American Geophysical Union joint press-release: “Scientists and engineers on a deep-sea expedition aboard the research vessel Atlantis in the East Pacific Ocean will be broadcasting live to the American Geophysical Union fall meeting exhibit booth from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 11, Wednesday, Dec. 12, and Thursday,…

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HOV Alvin continues making deep seafloor direct observations within our reach

Since the #HOVAlvin marked the 5000th dive milestone, there has been the extensive media coverage celebrating this remarkable achievement. Read more at various news sites! EurekAlter!-AAAS Sea-Technology.com maritime-executive.com  Subsea World News Ocean News & Technology Clipper Oil Marine Fuels CapeCod.com Falmouth Enterprise.com Now, with this great tailwind, the R/V Atlantis AT42-06 cruise has set sail…

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