R/V Atlantis preparing for sea in Astoria, OR.
For more recent expeditions to Axial Seamount, please visit the EOI Axial website:
2007 expedition was on the R/V Atlantis, with the Jason II ROV, August 3-20, 2007.
The cruise visited Endeavour's main hydrothermal venting field for several days before operations began at Axial Volcano.
The cruise included detailed mapping of the caldera floor with MBARI's AUV, water sampling at hydrothermal vents, long-term instrument deployments, high-definition video (HDTV), and biological sampling. Visit the 2007 big calendar for an overview of daily science operations and see different perspectifves on each day's activities by exploring the calendar logs.
Expedition cruise reports:
Past NeMO expeditions:
2006 | 2005