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Alvin: Pioneer of the Deep

A co-production of WHOI and WPBT2/South Florida PBS in Miami, this episode of the award-winning program Changing Seas takes a close-up look at Alvin and the extraordinary places it has taken researchers for more than 50 years. Now, Alvin is poised to continue its revolutionary scientific work with a new set of upgrades that will take it deeper than ever before, with the ability to reach more than 98% of the ocean. How has the research conducted with the Alvin submersible impacted our understanding of the oceans? And what can Alvin's incredible history of discovery, inspiration, and daring tell us about life on Earth and beyond?

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