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Standup Paddleboard Expedition for Great Lakes Research

SUP for Great Lakes research

This June, Joe Lorenz, Kwin Morris and Jeff Guy plan to paddleboard across Lake Erie, traversing international waters and rough waves and dodging toxic algae blooms, all in an effort to raise awareness of Great Lakes environmental issues. Their goal is to fundraise $10,000 for the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research. They’ll begin their adventure at Belle Isle State Park, home of the Dawson Great Lakes Museum, and

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Paul Allen’s RV Petrel Finds USS Hornet Wreckage

One of the most important aircraft carriers in WWII history has been located by the crew of Paul Allen’s RV Petrel. The discovery of the USS Hornet was made during Petrel’s first mission of 2019. The USS Hornet played a pivotal role in some of the most important moments in WWII naval history, including the Doolittle Raid and the Battle of Midway. From the deck of the Hornet,

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Manned Submersible Completes 4,000-Meter Validation Dive

OceanGate CEO Stockton Rush successfully piloted the deep-diving, five-person submersible, Titan, on a solo 4,000-meter dive. Rush joins James Cameron as the second person in history to complete a solo dive to this depth. The 4,000-meter validation dive took place on Monday, December 10, 2018 approximately 12 miles east of Little Harbour on Great Abaco Island, Bahamas. The dive was

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Manned Submersible Will Laser Scan Titanic Wreckage

The Titantic Survey Expedition will use a 2G Robotics dynamic underwater laser scanner installed on OceanGate’s Cyclops2 manned submersible vehicle to capture laser data of the RMS Titanic shipwreck and the surrounding debris field. The data, overlaid with 4K images, will allow creation of real-time 3D models with millimetric resolution. The mission will depart from St. Johns, Newfoundland in June

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