July 22 – August 18
Voyage to the Ridge 2022
This telepresence-enabled expedition from Horta, Azores to Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas will explore the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, and the Azores Plateau. Our ROV team will be operating ROV Deep Discoverer and ROV Seirios with dives planned between 250 and 6,000 meters. Dive sites are expected to include deep sea coral and sponge communities, potential hydrothermal vents, and fracture and rift zones.