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VENTuRE Cruise 2011

Sulphide 'plume' expelled from a hydrothermal vent.

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Sulphide 'plume' expelled from a hydrothermal vent.

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Note the white anhydrite growing along the cracks. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Sulphide 'plume' expelled from a hydrothermal vent.

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Note the white anhydrite and also some shrimp. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Sulphide 'plume' expelled from a hydrothermal vent.

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Note the white anhydrite mineralisation. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Two active chimneys - hydrothermal vent.

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

"Beehive" formation on hydrothermal vent.

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

"Beehive" formation on hydrothermal vent.

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

"Beehive" formation on hydrothermal vent.

Image capturing using a ROV up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Note the white anhydrite and snails. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Snails avoiding cracks on an active vent

Image capturing using a ROV up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Note the white anhydrite and snails. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Organ pipe hydrothermal vents.

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Organ pipe hydrothermal vents - close up

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Organ pipe hydrothermal vents - pyritic centre

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Samples collected by the ROV manipulator arms.

Image capturing using a ROV up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Taking samples which are stored in compartments until the ROV is recovered. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Microbial mats on a rock surface

Image capturing using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). A microbial mat is a multi-layered sheet of micro-organisms, mainly bacteria and archaea. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Deep Sea crab

Image capturing using a ROV up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Vent Shrimp

Image capturing using a ROV up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Snail Species

Image capturing using a ROV up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Annelid Species

Image capturing using a ROV up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Scale Worm

Image capturing using a ROV up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Shrimp Species

Image capturing using a ROV up to 3000m deep on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Read more about the cruise. Click here

Shipwrecks

SS W.M.Barkley

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SS W.M.Barkley

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HMS Guide Me II

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HMS Guide Me II

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HMS Vanguard

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HMS Vanguard

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RMS Leinster

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RMS Leinster

Shaded Relief Image of the RMS Leinster. Download Shipwreck information leaflet Click here

SS Polwell

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SS Polwell

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RMS Lusitania

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RMS Lusitania

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SS Hare

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SS Hare

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SS Manchester Merchant

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SS Manchester Merchant

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SS Premier

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SS Folia

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MV Bolivar

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SS Vesper & MV Bolivar

Shaded Relief Image of the SS Vesper on the left and the MV Bolivar on the right. Download Shipwreck information leaflet Click here

Marlay

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SS Bandon

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Crusader

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SS Harvard

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SS Harvard

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SS Premier

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Queen Victoria

Shaded Relief Image of the Queen Victoria. Download Shipwreck information leaflet Click here

Sir Charles Napier

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SS Topaz

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MFV Ogano

Shaded Relief Image of the MFV Ogano.

Amazon

Shaded Relief Image of the Amazon.

Devonian

Shaded Relief Image of the Devonian.

Glenorchy

Shaded Relief Image of the Glenorchy.

SS Etal Manor

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La Surveillante

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Seabed Features

Clew Bay, Co. Mayo. Drowned Drumlins 2002 and 2003 LIDAR Data

A 'drowned drumlin' landscape where the drumlins appear as islands in the sea, forming a 'basket of eggs' topography - Glacial features. Download in Google Earth .kmz Click here

Clew Bay, Co. Mayo. Drowned Drumlins 2002 and 2003 LIDAR Data

A 'drowned drumlin' landscape where the drumlins appear as islands in the sea, forming a 'basket of eggs' topography - Glacial features. Download in Google Earth .kmz Click here

"Brendan Trench", Co. Kerry.

The seafloor traces of a major geological fault zone. Download the Kerry coast bathymetry in Google Earth .kmzClick here

"Brendan Trench", Co. Kerry.

The seafloor traces of a major geological fault zone. Download the Kerry coast bathymetry in Google Earth .kmzClick here

"Brendan Trench", Co. Kerry.

The seafloor traces of a major geological fault zone. Download the Kerry coast bathymetry in Google Earth .kmzClick here

"Slava Ridge", Co. Kerry.

It is a glacial feature, possibly a terminal moraine. Download the Kerry coast bathymetry in Google Earth .kmzClick here

"Slava Ridge", Co. Kerry.

It is a glacial feature, possibly a terminal moraine. Download the Kerry coast bathymetry in Google Earth .kmzClick here

Aran Sound, Galway Bay Bathymetry

Aran Sound Galway Bay. Download Galway Bay bathymetry in Google Earth .kmz Click here

Aran Islands, Galway Bay 2008 LIDAR Data

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A large moraine feature in Donegal Bay

Represents the end point of a large ice sheet during the last glaciation. Download bathymetry in Google Earth .kmz Click here

Waterford Tallships

The "Mir" Russian Tallship

The "Mir" Russian Tallship. For more info Click here

The "Gloria" Colombian Tallship

The "Gloria" Colombian Tallship. For more info Click here

The "Eendracht" Dutch Tallship

The "Eendracht" Dutch Tallship. For more info Click here

The "bark Europa" Tallship

The "bark Europa" Tallship. For more info Click here

The "Polgoria" Polish Tallship

The "Polgoria" Polish Tallship. For more info Click here

The "Provident" Tallship

The "Provident" Tallship. For more info Click here

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The "Christian Radich" Tallship

The "Christian Radich" Tallship. For more info Click here

The "Lord Nelson" British Tallship

The "Lord Nelson" Tallship. For more info Click here

RV Keary

RV Keary. The RV Keary is Irelandís latest marine Research Vessel. For more information Click here

RV Keary

Guided tours were provided at Waterford Tallships 2011. For more info on the RV Keary Click here

RV Keary

Guided tours were provided at Waterford Tallships 2011. For more info on the RV Keary Click here

RV Keary

Interviews were provided at Waterford Tallships 2011. For more info on the RV Keary Click here

RV Keary

Guided tours were provided at Waterford Tallships 2011. For more info on the RV Keary Click here

The "Royalist" Tallship

The "Royalist" Tallship. For more info Click here

The "Royalist" Tallship

The "Royalist" Tallship. For more info Click here

Tallships

Le Aoife led the Tallships down the estuary. For more info Click here

Tallships

Tallships

The "Mir" Russian Tallship

The "Mir" Russian Tallship. For more info Click here

The "Mir" Russian Tallship followed the RV Keary in the Parade of Sails

INFOMAR\INSS Survey Vessels

RSV Bligh

RSV Bligh was used in Zone 3 of the Irish National Seabed Survey. An area, of some 413,760 sq Km.

RSV Siren

RSV Siren was used in Zone 3 of the Irish National Seabed Survey. An area, of some 413,760 sq Km.

The RV Celtic Explorer - Marine Institute

This vessel was used to survey deeper bays and areas in Zones 1 and 2. For more info Click here

The RV Celtic Voyager - Marine Institute

This vessel was used to survey deeper bays and areas in Zones 1 and 2. For more info Click here

The RV Keary - Geological Survey of Ireland

This vessel was used to survey shallower areas under 20 metres. For more info Click here

The RV Keary - Geological Survey of Ireland

This vessel was used to survey shallower areas under 20 metres. For more info Click here

The MV Cosantóir Bradán - Geological Survey of Ireland

This vessel was used to survey shallower areas under 20 metres. For more info Click here

The MV Cosantóir Bradán - Geological Survey of Ireland

This vessel was used to survey shallower areas under 20 metres. For more info Click here

The RV Geo - Geological Survey of Ireland

This vessel was used to survey around the inner reaches of the bays. For more info Click here

The RV Geo - Geological Survey of Ireland

This vessel was used to survey around the inner reaches of the bays. For more info Click here

   
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