Human Occupied Vehicle Alvin

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From Oceanus Magazine

Bringing a Lab to the Seafloor

New device probes deep-sea microbial life

'Covering' Alvin's History

Museum exhibit highlights sub-related postal artifacts

Alvin's Animals

Hundreds of previously unknown species have been discovered by the sub

Alvin's Fun Facts

Amazing, bizarre, and just plain interesting

Rebuilding Alvin: Chris German

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

At 50, Alvin Gets an Extreme Makeover

Same name, but dramatically upgraded submersible

Bringing Alvin Back on Board

Specially trained swimmers are key links between sub and ship

Rebuilding Alvin: Don Peters

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Durante & Skowronski

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Logan Driscoll

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Humphris & Strickrott

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Bruce Strickrott

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Rod Catanach

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Anthony Tarantino

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Ready, Set, Dive

Video shows the daily dance to deploy Alvin into the ocean

Rebuilding Alvin: Jonathan Howland

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Phil Forte

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Li'l Alvin

Diving enthusiast builds miniature version of famous sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Kakani Katija Young

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Megan Carroll & Kaitlyn McCartney

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Kurt Uetz

A series on the people who upgraded the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Al Suchy

A series on the people who upgraded the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Dutch Wegman

A series on the people who upgraded the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Patrick Hennessy

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Paul Keith

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Chris Lathan

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Lisa Smith

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Hugh Popenoe and Rob Lewis

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rebuilding Alvin: Phil Santos

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Jeff McDonald

A series on the people who reassembled the iconic sub

Rick Sanger

A series on the people reassembling the iconic sub

Timothy Kling

A series on the people reassembling the iconic sub

Will Sellers

A series on the people reassembling the iconic sub

Ben Pietro

A series on the people reassembling the iconic sub

Joe Harvey and Vic Miller

A series on the people reassembling the iconic sub

Robert Waters

A series on the people reassembling the iconic sub

Geoffrey Ekblaw

A series on the people reassembling the iconic sub

Jefferson Grau

A series on the people reassembling the iconic sub

The Boy in the Alvin Sphere

Testing the sub's personnel sphere—then and now

The Quest to Map Titanic

Shipwreck drove advances in deep-sea imaging technology

Searching for Life on the Seafloor

Mid-Cayman Spreading Center could harbor unknown organisms

New Ways to Analyze Ocean Imagery

... and other news from around WHOI

A Titanic Tale

A former Alvin pilot recalls his 1986 dives on the shipwreck

Alvin Gets an Interior Re-design

Sub's new sphere offers room to add a bit of comfort

Asphalt Volcanoes on the Seafloor

An audio slideshow on the exploration of Il Duomo

While Oil Gently Seeps from the Seafloor

Oil naturally leaking into the ocean offers a 'laboratory' to study accidential spills

Building the Next-Generation Alvin Submersible

Plan offers a roadmap to extend sub's diving capacity to reach 98 percent of the seafloor

The Spiral Secret to Mammal Hearing

... and other recent research findings by WHOI scientists

Happy as a (Newly Discovered) Clam

Want to find something on the seafloor? Engineer Tom Crook's your man.

People Around WHOI

Lurking Benignly on the Seafloor, the ‘Yeti’ Crab is Discovered

The white, long-armed, shaggy creature represents an entirely new family of crabs

Three Ships and a Sub

Keeping up with the research vessels Knorr, Atlantis, Oceanus, and the deep-sea submersible Alvin

Alvin's Pilots

A tight-knit group with the 'right stuff' to guide a submersible on the seafloor

What Is the Alvin Training Program Like?

A conversation with former Alvin pilot Anthony Tarantino

"Nothing Could Diminish the Excitement of Seeing the Animals for the First Time"

Biologists' First Look at Vent Communities—Galápagos Rift, 1979