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New Eye for Wally

Posted 02-Oct-12

Upgraded camera and imaging systems on Wally the benthic crawler offer new and surprising views of benthic ecosystem dynamics in the gas hydrates outcrops.

Methane Flux in Barkley Canyon

Posted 27-Aug-12

Researchers in Germany and Canada have been making heavy use of Wally and the unique data this deep-sea crawler gathers among the gas hydrates outcrops of Barkley Canyon.

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.

September 2011 Cruise Complete

Posted 05-Oct-11

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

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.

Fall Installation Preparations

Posted 24-Aug-10

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

Workshop Stimulates Discussion

Posted 16-Apr-10

Scientists, students, technicians and computer programmers converged on Victoria this week.

2010 Installation Plans

Posted 19-Mar-10

Two maintenance and installation cruises are planned for 2010.

Wally's "world tour"

Posted 06-Jan-10

NEPTUNE Canada researchers from Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany recently drove Wally the Crawler on its first deep-sea scientific walkabout.

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.

Welcome Willkommen Wally

Posted 24-Jul-09

The deep-sea crawler aka "Wally" has arrived in Victoria for a final round of integration-testing before its deployment at Barkley Canyon later this summer.

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