Brothers Volcano Expedition Updates
It’s the little things that count. Just ask Anna-Louise Reysenbach. Dr. Reysenbach is the Chief scientist of the Brothers volcano expedition, and her specialty is microbes, particularly the infinitesimally small creatures that occupy some of the most punishing environments on earth.Read today's update
After nearly five days in Auckland, the Brothers volcano team is finally back at sea. A powerful storm and power problems brought us into port, where we caught up on work and had a chance to see some of the city’s sights. Weather can always be an issue on these trips, and it felt like we’d lost a precious few days. But now it’s time to hunker down and get some science done.Read today's update
We are on our way back to a location over Brothers volcano to resume our exploration of hydrothermal vents inside the caldera. While we head back to sea, get a look inside our home away from home during Dive & Discover Expedition 16: the research vessel Thomas G. Thompson.Read today's update
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March 7 - 26, 2018
Follow along with us as we explore this submarine volcano, 340 kilometers north east off the coast of New Zealand. We will explore the caldera walls, which host some amazing, newly discovered hydrothermal vents and learn what they have to tell us about the Earth deep beneath our feet.
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