Curriculum Developers
This is an artist's view of one of the student-invented adhesive applicators applying adhesive to a rock surface on the ocean floor. Click on the still frame above to see an animated movie of the "Sponge" applicator in action. File size = 2 MB.

Click on the still frame to see an animated movie of the "Baggie" applicator. The submersible Alvin is shown on the right side of the image with the grappling arm holding the adhesive applicator. File size = 2MB.



Curriculum developed by

Enid Sichel, Ph. D.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532


Maurice Tivey, Ph. D.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

special thanks to

  • Katherine Joyce, graphic designer, WHOI
  • Jack E. Cook, WHOI, for the movie animation
  • Julie Allen and the Info. Syst. staff at WHOI
  • Laura Kelleher at Mass. Maritime Academy
  • the ATE program at NSF