Expeditions

Aeolian Islands, Italy, September 2017. Microbial biofilm, sediment and porewater sampling of the shallow-water hydrothermal systems of Vulcano, Salina and Alicudi Islands, Mediterranean Sea, Italy.

Tor Caldara, Italy, Summer 2015 & 2016. Microbial biofilm, sediment and gas sampling of the shallow-water gas vents of Tor Caldara, Mediterranean Sea, Italy. Read more about the Tor Caldara project or watch our video.

R/V Atlantis, December 2013 - January 2014. ROV Jason dives 758-762, East Pacific Rise, sampling at 9° and 13°N deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Chief scientist: Stefan Sievert, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Read more about the EPR project or watch our R/V Atlantis cruise video.

Milos island, Greece, May 2012. Sediment, porewater and microbial biofilm sampling of the shallow-water hydrothermal system of Paleochori Bay, Milos island, Greece. NSF-sponsored collaborative research project between C. Vetriani (Rutgers University), S. Sievert (WHOI) and D. Foustoukos (Carnegie Institution). Read more about the Milos project.

L/S Poseidon, April/May 2011. ROV exploration and sampling of the hydrothermal systems of the Palinuro seamount and Panarea island, Italy. Chief scientist: Sven Petersen, IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany.

N/O L'Atalante/Nautile, April/May 2010. DSV Nautile dives 1726-1730, East Pacific Rise, sampling at 9° and 13°N deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Chief scientist: Nadine Le Bris, Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls sur mer, France. Read more about the MESCAL project.

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, October 2008. DSV Alvin dives 4557-4462, Gulf of California, sampling at deep-sea vents in the Guaymas Basin. Chief scientist: Stefan Sievert, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, December 2007 - January 2008. DSV Alvin dives 4385-4398, East Pacific Rise, sampling at 9° and 13°N deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Chief scientist: Stefan Sievert, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, October 2007. DSV Alvin dives 4355-4359, Gulf of California, sampling at deep-sea vents in the Guaymas Basin. Chief scientist: Costantino Vetriani, Rutgers University.

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, January - February 2007. DSV Alvin dives 4297-4318, East Pacific Rise, sampling at 9°N deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Chief scientist: Timothy Shank, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, May 2005. DSV Alvin dives 4099-4113, East Pacific Rise, sampling at 9°N deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Chief scientist: Costantino Vetriani, Rutgers University.

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, April 2004. DSV Alvin dives 3996-4012, East Pacific Rise, sampling at 9°N deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Chief scientist: Richard Lutz, Rutgers University.

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, June/July 2001. DSV Alvin dives 3663-3682, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, sampling at six deep-sea hydrothermal vent sites. Chief scientist: Cindy L. Van Dover, College of William and Mary.

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, April 2000. DSV Alvin dives 3540-3550, East Pacific Rise, sampling at 9°N deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Chief scientist: Richard Lutz, Rutgers University.

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, November 1999. DSV Alvin dives 3488-3502, East Pacific Rise, sampling at 9°N deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Chief scientist: Richard Lutz, Rutgers University.

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, May 1999. DSV Alvin dives 3394-3415, East Pacific Rise, sampling at 9°N deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Chief scientist: Craig Cary, University of Delaware.

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, July 1997. DSV Alvin dives 3116-3133, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, sampling at seven deep-sea hydrothermal vent sites. Chief scientist: Robert Vrijenhoek, Rutgers University.

R/V Atlantis/Alvin, June 1997. DSV Alvin dives 3114-3115, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, sampling at Lucky Strike deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Chief scientist: Daniel Fornari, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

R/V Oceanus, July 1996. North Atlantic Abyssal Plain and Atlantis Canyon, deep-sea sediment and water sampling. Chief scientist: Holger Jannasch, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

R/V Asterias, July 1996. North Atlantic Continental Shelf, coastal sediment sampling. Chief scientist: Holger Jannasch, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

R/V Atlantis II/Alvin, June 1996. DSV Alvin dives 3075-3084, Long-term Ecosystem Observatory 2500 (LEO 2500), North Atlantic Continental Rise, deep-sea sediment sampling. Chief scientist: Frederick Grassle, Rutgers University.

SS/V Corwith Cramer, July 1995. North Atlantic Continental Shelf, coastal sediment and water sampling. Sea Education Association/Marine Biological Laboratory.