Expedition Log

08.17.19

Axial Seamount seafloor-mapping expedition

MBARI Expedition #719-720 Expedition goal: For this expedition we returned to Axial Seamount to conduct AUV mapping to repeat long survey lines over the summit as part of long-term monitoring of the volcano’s inflation toward its next eruption and to extend our coverage of the volcano and its rift zones, among other goals. Expedition dates: August …