Expedition Log

10.21.18

Exploring Davidson Seamount aboard the E/V Nautilus

Expedition goal: The overarching goal is to survey previously unexplored regions of Davidson Seamount, a region of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. This inactive underwater volcano is home to deep-sea corals and sponges, which create habitat for many other animals. Less than one percent of the seamount has been explored. Expedition technology: We will use a two-ROV …