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Negligible Tsunami from Alaska Earthquake

Posted 05-Jan-13

Strong earthquake in coastal southern Alaska produced no damaging tsunami.

Wiring the Abyss, Part 2

Posted 05-Jul-12

On June 26, NEPTUNE Canada completed our summer cruise, Wiring the Abyss 2012. Despite challenges with our long cable lays, overall the cruise was a success.

Wiring the Abyss, Part 1

Posted 15-Jun-12

On June 11, NEPTUNE Canada reached the halfway point for Wiring the Abyss 2012, this summer's installation and maintenance cruise.

Tilting at Boreholes

Posted 14-Feb-12

High-precision tiltmeters and absolute pressure guages will help scientists gain insight into strains building up within the Cascadia subduction zone.

Hydrate Growth at Bullseye Vent?

Posted 09-Dec-11

University of Toronto researchers Lisa Roach and Nigel Edwards are trying to determine if gas hydrate outcrops grow over time by looking at the Bullseye Vent at our ODP 889 location.

September 2011 Cruise Complete

Posted 05-Oct-11

Our fall 2011 installation and maintenance cruise sailed September 10 – 30 aboard the R/V Thompson.

Sailing in September

Posted 11-Sep-11

NEPTUNE Canada scientists and engineers are sailing again, aboard the R/V Thompson for 3 weeks.

Tsunami sensed as it approached BC

Posted 11-Mar-11

NEPTUNE Canada sensors helped scientists determine the timing and size of the Japan tsunami as it reached Canada’s West Coast earlier today.

New Boreholes Prepared

Posted 16-Nov-10

The JOIDES Resolution drilled a new borehole and deployed a CORK, which will be connected to NEPTUNE Canada in 2011.

Fall Installation Preparations

Posted 24-Aug-10

NEPTUNE Canada staff, contractors and partners have been super busy this summer, preparing our August-October installations.

Nigel Edwards Honoured

Posted 21-Jul-10

Nigel Edwards, one of the scientists working with NEPTUNE Canada, was recently awarded the J. Tuzo Wilson Medal.

May 2010 Cruise Recap

Posted 07-Jun-10

Our Spring 2010 installation & maintenance cruise sailed May 8-24 aboard the CCGS John P Tully.

Samoan Tsunami Detected

Posted 20-Oct-09

Scientists have used our deep-sea tsunami array to detect and analyze a tsunami generated by the 29 September 2009 Samoa earthquake.

Installation Cruise Success

Posted 24-Sep-09

After a busy summer of operations, our 2009 installation cruises have drawn to a close.

Summer '09 Installation, Leg 1

Posted 04-Sep-09

The first leg of our summer 2009 installation is coming to a close soon.

UT Researchers Ready Instruments

Posted 20-Aug-09

Collaborators from the University of Toronto toiled in lab, shop and sun, as they readied their instruments for deployment during our next installation cruise.

JOIDES Resolution Port Call in Victoria

Posted 06-Jul-09

The JOIDES Resolution is in port for a brief stay in Victoria, and we took the opportunity to take a look.

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