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Ocean Encounters: ALVIN

Ocean Discovery at New Depths

Within months Alvin will be able to explore 99% of the ocean floor. A feat of engineering and vision, this expansion of range for the human-occupied submersible will bring scientists into extreme environments across the globe.

Hear from a volcanologist, a marine biologist, and Alvin’s senior pilot about how the iconic sub enables scientific discovery in the far reaches of Earth’s ocean. [Recorded April 28, 2021]

Speakers: Bruce Strickrott, Alvin program manager, Patricia “Trish” Gregg, Marine volcanologist, and Peter Girguis, Marine biologist, with host Véronique LaCapra, WHOI

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