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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.

September 2011 Cruise Complete

Posted 05-Oct-11

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

Folger Pinnacle Connected

Posted 07-Feb-11

Our Folger Pinnacle instrument platform is now up and running after a team of divers plugged in the extension cable connecting it to our network last week.

Fall 2010 Cruise Recap

Posted 13-Oct-10

During one month at sea, we added 2 transmission cables and 26 new instruments to our seafloor observatory.

May 2010 Cruise Recap

Posted 07-Jun-10

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

2010 Installation Plans

Posted 19-Mar-10

Two maintenance and installation cruises are planned for 2010.

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.

Test Deployment Proves Instructive

Posted 12-Mar-09

For the most part, instruments performed as expected, but there were some malfunctions and surprises too.

Engineering Update

Posted 20-Jan-09

One of the challenges of developing technology is the unpredictability.

Director's Update

Posted 09-Jan-09

NEPTUNE Canada director Chris Barnes provides an update on current activities, plans and meetings.

Vertical Profiler System arrives from Japan

Posted 10-Nov-08

One of NEPTUNE Canada’s most exciting instrument platforms arrived from Japan this month.

Instrument platform deployed in Saanich Inlet

Posted 03-Oct-08

A newly configured instrument platform was successfully deployed in Saanich Inlet last Sunday. With all instruments up and running, data are beginning to flow.

Crawler Goes Deep

Posted 27-Jun-08

NEPTUNE Canada's new crawler went for a successful test crawl in the hydrate outcrops of Barkley Canyon (850 m).

Crawler Debut

Posted 13-Jun-08

NEPTUNE Canada's newest supertool arrived from Germany this month. The world's first "Internet-operated deep-sea crawler" will help researchers measure temperature, salinity, methane content and sediment characteristics at the seafloor.

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