We did not receive any questions for this week but it’s not too late! If you’ve got questions, you can still submit questions via the or by emailing Amanda (agturner [at] usc [dot] edu).
Greetings Classroom Connectors! Here are some answers to the additional questions that were sent in for Tito, the chief ROV pilot on this expedition that we interviewed two weeks ago. How does Tito feel when he is retrieving Jason from the ocean? Is he scared? Excited? Anxious? Every Jason launch and recovery is a somewhat [Read the Rest...]
Greetings, Classroom Connectors! Thanks for sending in your questions for me and Tito about exploring the bottom of the ocean with the Jason ROV. Did you find any octopuses on your CORKs? No, we did not find any octopuses on the CORKs here in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. On CORKs placed a [Read the Rest...]
Greetings, Classroom Connectors! Thanks for sending your questions about the Alvin submarine! Out here on this expedition in the middle of the Atlantic, we are using a robotic vehicle named Jason II to collect our samples. Here are some pictures of one of the JASON recoveries at night, and a picture of what it looks [Read the Rest...]
We think it is awesome that you put art on the observatories! But won’t the spray paint come off in the water? Did you use heavy duty spray paint? This is definitely an important consideration! The CORK observatories were first painted with a basic grey primer, so the spray paint we used should hopefully bind [Read the Rest...]