Recovering robotic underwater vehicle

Recovering robotic underwater vehicle

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Credit: B. MURTON/SOUTHAMPTON OCEANOGRAPHY CENTRE/ SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Scientists recovering the HyBIS (Hydraulic Benthic Interactive Sampler) robotic underwater vehicle (RUV) from the seabed. The vehicle will be used to locate and investigate hydrothermal vents on the Mid-Cayman Rise. For this expedition HyBIS, which can operate at depths of up to 6000 meters, is carrying three video cameras and a hydraulic scoop sample collector. Photographed on board RRS James Cook in 2010.

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