HOV Alvin

HOV Alvin Featured on NSF Science 360

Take a look at HOV Alvin. Owned by the U.S. Navy, operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF),  Alvin is the world’s preeminent deep-diving submersible. With submersibles like Alvin, NSF will continue to discover and understand the secrets of the deep!

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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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