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.
Expedition 2015 is now complete
Thanks for joining us and for all your great questions!
Keep asking questions through social media and watch for highlights on www.oceannetworks.ca.
Disclaimer: Anything in this plan is subject to change throughout the expedition as the ship and shore procedures may require adjustments.