Expedition Log


Gulf of California 2015, Seafloor Mapping – Log 1

Dave Caress writes: We had hoped to achieve five surveys over the seven-day leg. The planned sites are far apart so we were going to lose a lot of time to transits. After having the AUV snagged on derelict fishing gear for two days, we achieved three surveys, all with high-quality data.

Expedition Log


Gulf of California 2015, Seafloor Mapping

For one leg, MBARI is working with the David and Lucile Packard Foundation’s Gulf of California and Science programs to provide cutting edge science that could benefit marine conservation efforts. As part of this effort, from March 11-15 scientists from the Centro para la Biodiversidad Marina y la Conservación, the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California …