Equipment


Below is a list of equipment that will be needed in addition to the ROV and its compliment of tools. Also, scientists will be bringing a great deal of supplementary gear not listed here (like computers, microscopes, dissecting tools, cameras, and many other scientific and personal items). 

 

Acoustic beacons

 

Animal drawer

 

Benthic elevator

 

Biobox with flotation for elevator

 

Bubble imaging box

  

Clathrate bucket


CO2 and CH4 dispensing cylinders


Conductivity meter

 

Core catcher


Core elevator


CTD with O2 and transmissometer


CTD rosette


Detritus samplers


Fast Repetition Rate Fluorometer


Fluids van


Gas bubble collection system  


Gas chromatograph


Gas dispensing values


Gas pressure booster


Heat flow probe


Hydrate bucket  


Hydrocarbon fluorometer on ROV and CTD

 

Inductive Coupled Link


Ion chromatography system


Laboratory gas generators


Licor par sensor and logger


Laser Raman Spectrometer and gear

 

MBARI Water Sampler ("Plume Sniffer")


Midwater toolsled


Niskin bottles


Optical profiler (PRR)


Osmosamplers


Penetrometer

 

Pore water van


Push cores


Radium sampling system


Raman scatter probe


SCUBA gear (Blue water diving)


Spectrophotometer


Spectroradiometer (PRR)


Squeezer


Suction sampler


Suction sampler nozzle assembly


Suction sampler transecting net assembly


Thermocouple arrays


Turner fluorometer


Ultralow freezer


Underway CTD


Underway iron system


Underway pCO2


Vibracorer


Water column syringe sample


Water purification system


Water samplers


Zooplankton nets, 1m Tucker trawl