Image courtesy of Ocean's Edge
The Endeavour hydrothermal vents, off of Canada’s Vancouver Island, make up a sub-sea site as strangely beautiful as it can be toxic. UW’s Thomas G. Thompson and the work done by those on board are mentioned in this story about what you can find when you journey to the bottom of the sea.
R/V Thompson crew and cruise
On September 1st the 274-foot Naval research vessel Thomas G. Thompson pulled into Newport, Oregon. Its crew of researchers, engineers, graduate and undergraduate students – and one dean – had just completed a three week expedition called Visions ’11 to survey and assess the installation of an underwater network of sensors in the Pacific Northwest. Deborah Kelley quoted…
College of Charleston professor one of those out on the R/V Thompson
The Seattle Aquarium is hosting the live feed and also pointed people to the web-based feed.
And, Boing Boing.net has published Ed McNichol on their home page, complete with image!