Exploratorium home Exploratorium home Explo.tv
Browse programs by:
Search: 
Voyages of Discovery: NOAA's Okeanos Explorer Okeanos Explorer
ROV Highlights, July 3, 2010 (Video)
[Watch Video] Get the Flash Player to see this program.
Date: July 3, 2010
Running Time: 00:02:45
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 3rd during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition. The launch target for July 3rd was 3d 46.73' N 125d 22.18' E. Multibeam bathymetry revealed a shallow seamount with a central peak and several surrounding lower peaks. ... More »
The Okeanos Explorer is the first vessel in the fleet of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to be dedicated solely to exploration and discovery missions. It's equipped with a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), sophisticated multibeam sonar technology for mapping the sea floor as deep as 6000 meters (nearly 20,000 feet), ... More »