Undersea Explorer

Image | October 13, 2010

13 October 2010 - Gulfport, Miss. - Second mate Sergiy Demydov inspects the Dual Deep Worker Submarine before loading the vessel onto The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise at dock. Led by Steve Ross of the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Sandra Brooke of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, the submarine will be used to study the deepwater coral reefs in the vicinity of the BP Deepwater Horizon site and to look how oil has dispersed through the water column and/or onto the sea floor.