Crew of the RV Ron Brown deploying sediment trap. Mooring Specialist Steve Murphy from WHOI and Acting Chief Bosun Reggie Williams (right) oversee the operation.

Crew aboard the NOAA ship Ronald H. Brown deploy the sediment trap. Mooring specialist Steve Murphy from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and acting chief bosun Reggie Williams (right) oversee the operation. Image courtesy of Dana Mancinelli, Lophelia II 2009: Deepwater Coral Expedition: Reefs, Rigs and Wrecks.

Lophelia II 2009

Lophelia II 2009: September 2 Log

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery

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