Saturday, January 23, 2010

Lots of Work

In the last few days several successful experiments were conducted. Several dives including an icy slush bath were attempted. Here is an image of Ragnhild post dive:

Also accomplished was the sampling of a particular algae, or kelp, growing in an area too dangerous for diving. The ROV was used to search for and grab a speciman. You can watch a video by clicking HERE.

The Iver AUV had some successful under ice dives on some small 5m ice rafts. Watch a video of the dive by clicking HERE. The Iver had a pretty steep surfacing angle:

At the end of a great day, we had nights filled with the sled dogs howing....

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