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"The Alvin Submersible and Deep-Sea Technology"

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Mr. Rick Chandler, WHOI, Alvin Submersible Operations Group
Mr. Chandler, Submersible Operations Coordinator, took participants on a trip through the development, history, and activities of the United States’ deepest-diving research submersible, Alvin. Included in the presentation were accounts of many of Alvin’s benchmark accomplishments, including the first discovery of sea floor hydrothermal vents.

Web-based Resources

How Stuff Works, submarines
http://www.howstuffworks.com/submarine.htm

Office of Naval Research
http://www.onr.navy.mil/focus/ocean/

Alvin's history, with images
http://www.whoi.edu/marops/vehicles/alvin/index.html

R/V Atlantis
http://www.whoi.edu/marops/research_vessels/atlantis/index.html

Water Pressure exercice
http://newport.pmel.noaa.gov/nemo_cruise98/education/pressure.html

Coast Project, technology links
http://coast-nopp.org/toc.html

Vessels and Vehicles of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
vessels: http://www.whoi.edu/marops/research_vessels/index.html
vehicles: http://www.whoi.edu/marops/vehicles/index.html

Buoyancy activity
http://www.sme.org/memb/neweek/actbuoy.htm

Put it There: Building a Manipulator Arm activity
Part of the NSTA Jason IV Curriculum

Creature from the Deep, a Sea Education Association lesson plan
http://www.sea.edu/k12lessonplans/k12Creature.htm



Last updated: June 24, 2014
 


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