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Rebuilding Alvin: Jeff McDonald

Rebuilding Alvin: Jeff McDonald

Since the beginning of 2011, Alvin, the U.S. science community’s only human-occupied submersible dedicated to deep-sea research, has been undergoing…

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Rebuilding Alvin: Rick Sanger

Rebuilding Alvin: Rick Sanger

Since the beginning of 2011, Alvin, the U.S. science community’s only human-occupied submersible dedicated to deep-sea research, has been undergoing…

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Rebuilding Alvin: Timothy Kling

Rebuilding Alvin: Timothy Kling

Since the beginning of 2011, Alvin, the U.S. science community’s only human-occupied submersible dedicated to deep-sea research, has been undergoing…

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Rebuilding Alvin: Will Sellers

Rebuilding Alvin: Will Sellers

Since the beginning of 2011, Alvin, the U.S. science community’s only human-occupied submersible dedicated to deep-sea research, has been undergoing…

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Rebuilding Alvin: Ben Pietro

Rebuilding Alvin: Ben Pietro

Since the beginning of 2011, Alvin, the U.S. science community’s only human-occupied submersible dedicated to deep-sea research, has been undergoing…

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Rebuilding Alvin: Robert Waters

Rebuilding Alvin: Robert Waters

Since the beginning of 2011, Alvin, the U.S. science community’s only human-occupied submersible dedicated to deep-sea research, has been undergoing…

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Rebuilding Alvin: Jefferson Grau

Rebuilding Alvin: Jefferson Grau

Since the beginning of 2011, Alvin, the U.S. science community’s only human-occupied submersible dedicated to deep-sea research, has been undergoing…

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The Boy in the Alvin Sphere

The Boy in the Alvin Sphere

The titanium personnel sphere for the new deeper-diving Alvin submersible began undergoing a series of tests Tuesday in a pressurized…

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The Quest to Map Titanic

The Quest to Map Titanic

Bill Lange was aboard Knorr in 1985 when the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution research vessel brought back the first grainy…

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Alvin Upgrade Project Featured at American Geophysical Union Meeting

The multi-million dollar upgrades to the storied deep-diving research submersible Alvin will be the focus of a press conference on December 15 at the 2010 American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, CA. Upgrade Project Principal Investigator Susan Humphris, a WHOI geologist, will provide details of the improvements to the sub’s capabilities and its value to the U.S. scientific community.

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A Titanic Tale

A Titanic Tale

<!– –> In June of 1985, news came that Bob Ballard aboard the research vessel Knorr had found the RMS…

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