Research VesselThompson

The R/V Thompson is an 84 metre ship equipped with the latest in ocean technology and the Woods Hole Oceanographic’s robotic vehicle Jason that can dive to 6500 metres. It hosts a team of 36 scientists, a ships crew of 23, and is active from September 3 - September 15.

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Expedition Plan

Disclaimer: Anything in this plan is subject to change throughout the expedition as the ship and shore procedures may require adjustments.