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Mysteries of the Deep Earth: Expedition to Australia’s Underwater Volcanoes

Mysteries of the Deep Earth: Expedition to Australia’s Underwater Volcanoes

Expedition on Australia’s research vessel, the R/V Investigator, to study two parallel chains of extinct underwater volcanoes in the Coral and Tasman Seas

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Did you know there are active volcanoes on mainland Australia? In addition to the two underwater seamount chains being mapped by the RV Investigator, there is a chain of volcanoes running the length of the Australian east coast that formed at the same time. Prior to the voyage, two of our team members spent three […]

Preparations are underway for the R/V Investigator voyage this August with our team having all completed their Sea Survival Training with SALT in Edinburgh. The course covered a number of emergencies any typical vessel may encounter whilst out at sea including collisions, fires, water ingress, foundering, man overboard and medical emergencies. All participants were given […]


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