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#HOVAlvin, operated by #NDSF_WHOI, had a great public engagement during this August’s DEEP SEARCH 2018 cruise lead by Professor Erik Cordes et al. and supported by NOAA, BOEM (#BOEM_DOI, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management), and USGS (#USGS, Unites States Geological Survey). The mission logs via NOAA’s DEEP SEARCH 2018 website describe the wholesale effort and science discoveries¬† including images and video footage of this endeavor. Numerous media channels cover the discovery of hidden coral, including the most recently article on The Hour , which featured the societal relevance of this coral discovery.