Deploying elephantine weights from the height of Mt Kosciuszko

Alan Williams, CSIRO
Alan Williams of CSIRO displays an image of the abyssal seafloor in the operations room of the CSIRO RV Investigator. The scientists have been surprised by areas of complex deep-sea terrain with bumps and ridges. The challenge is to find a four-kilometre stretch of relatively smooth seafloor in order to deploy the sampling gear. Image: Asher Flatt
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