out these videos and photos,
which have been transmitted to the
University of Delaware from the R/V Atlantis
through the efforts of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Be sure to also visit Woods Holes Dive
and Discover Web site.
Travel along on a whale-watching expedition
with scientists from the
Pilot in Training Phil Forte prepares to enter Alvin
while Steve Faluotico, the Launch Coordinator for
the dive, checks the A-frame.
Phil Taylor climbs down the rope ladder from Atlantis
to board the Rambler to return to Guaymas.
Craig looks at how all the scientific equipment
has been loaded into Alvin's basket to make
sure everything is there, that it is all in a position
that Alvin's manipulator arm can reach, and
that everything is secured properly before the dive.
Craig holds up a spiny spider crab collected from
the seafloor at a depth of 2000 meters.