Watch live satellite feed of Nautilus wreck expedition

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Features on an historic photo of USS Independence CVL 22 are captured in a three-dimensional (3D) low-resolution sonar image of the shipwreck in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The Coda Octopus Echoscope 3D sonar, integrated on the Boeing Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Echo Ranger, imaged the shipwreck during the first maritime archaeological survey. The sonar image with oranges color tones (lower) shows an outline of a possible airplane in the forward aircraft elevator hatch opening. Credit: NOAA, Boeing, and Coda Octopus

Features on an historic photo of USS Independence CVL 22 are captured in a three-dimensional (3D) low-resolution sonar image of the shipwreck in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The Coda Octopus Echoscope 3D sonar, integrated on the Boeing Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Echo Ranger, imaged the shipwreck during the first maritime archaeological survey. The sonar image with oranges color tones (lower) shows an outline of a possible airplane in the forward aircraft elevator hatch opening. Credit: NOAA, Boeing, and Coda Octopus

Jim takes part in shipwreck surveys in the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary alongside Dr. Robert Ballard

The 64-meter research vessel EV Nautilus is expected to complete a visual survey of the USS Independence, and explore other shipwrecks in the area. Jim will be on board for part of the expedition, along with several other scientists, explorers and ocean experts.

Watch all the action starting Aug 19 live by satellite at: http://www.nautiluslive.org/

For more details on the mission, go here: http://www.nautiluslive.org/expedition/2016

Scientists to examine WWII carrier that survived nuclear tests

From the website of SFGate

By David Pearlman

Scientists aboard an ocean research ship moored at the Embarcadero are preparing to probe the sunken remains of an American aircraft carrier that was blasted by atom bombs at Bikini during the first postwar tests of the nation’s nuclear firepower.

Full story at: http://www.sfgate.com/science/article/Scientists-prepare-to-explore-WWII-carrier-sunk-9171945.php

 

By | 2016-12-05T22:22:26+00:00 August 19, 2016|Maritime Archaeology, Shipwreck Expeditions|