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dave owen with camera

Rigging up

Photographer Dave Owen rigging up his camera system on deck of Atlantis. Owen conducted extensive deep-sea camera operations on many expeditions, including three cruises between 1972 and 1974 near the Azores as part of Project FAMOUS (French-American Mid-Ocean Undersea Study), a milestone in understanding seafloor spreading and continental drift.

(Photo courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Archives)


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