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Highlights from Jason


Highlights from Jason dives during Dive & Discover Expedition 16 to Brothers volcano. (Video courtesy of Anna-Louise Reysenbach, chief scientist, Portland State University; Funder, NSF; ROV Jason. ©Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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Mission Accomplished

The Brothers volcano expedition has hoisted Jason out of the water and is bound for Auckland. As we did, a sense of relief settled in among both the science and the Jason teams.

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Mail Buoy: March 22, 2018

Expedition 16 Mail Buoy Here is your chance to ask questions directly to the scientists, engineers, and crew members aboard the R/V Thompson. We will answer your question directly to the email address you provide, and we may also post your question with its answer right here. Thanks for following along! Mail Buoy: March 22, 2018…

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Piloting Jason

Korey Verhein, Jason pilot and engineer, describes what he does, how he got to be what he is, and why what he does is so cool.

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Video Update: Back at Sea

Chimney sample

With a little over one week left in Expedition 16 to Brothers volcano, there is a lot of science to report. Catch up on developments since we’ve returned to sea.

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Good food makes a good mood

Second Cook Joanna Hoyt

It’s hard to overstate the importance of provisioning a ship at sea on a long voyage. Sailors over the centuries have endured hard work, raging storms, and tattered, lice-infested clothing, but few had patience for short rations or rotten food.

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Volcano Hunter

Each day I stand outside, look over the water and think to myself: Wow, I am so grateful to be part of this expedition—and isn’t it crazy to know that there is a big active volcano beneath my feet? Yes, it is. It is even more than that. It is so fascinating!

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