HOV Alvin dives during DEEP SEARCH 2018 campaign
#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.