Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Juan de Fuca Ridge Cruise
July 20 - August 1, 2000
Over 650 km (~400 miles) off the Washington-Oregon Coast


Cruise Description
The purpose of this cruise is to investigate geological formations along the Juan de Fuca Ridge.  Taking samples of rock  from areas on and nearby the ridge will give scientists an opportunity to understand more about the geological history of the region and more about how oceanic crust is formed at the mid ocean ridge.

 

Click on the links to the left to find out more about this exciting cruise!