Monthly Archives: September 2011
We are now within the Celtic sea, the French part of it at least. I didn’t know there was a French part of the Celtic sea but it turns out there is, and I am in it.
The next area we investigated was the Lampaul canyon. Here we started at over 2,000m depth and followed the canyon up its axis, getting shallower and shallower. Our main interest here was geological. I know very little about this side … Continue reading
A vessel of this size contains many different worlds, each overlapping but potentially invisible. I have been onboard for weeks and I still see people at meals who I have never seen before! There is far more going on here … Continue reading
The Victor ROV has been brought back onboard and been refitted for a biological survey. The machine really is very well designed; you have the main body of the machine, housing all the communication, positioning, cameras and thrusters and then … Continue reading