Deep Submergence Facility Vehicles
operates a number of submersibles for deep sea exploring.
This 'Deep Sea Odyssey' page provides lots of information on Alvin
its structure, its history, and what it's like to work inside.
Ballard's Institute for Exploration
Learn more about the projects Bob Ballard is involved with now
ranging from marine archaeology to geoscience.
Explore different visions of the fictional Nautilus, described
by Jules Verne in 1869.
Evolution of Submarine Design
Checkout a timeline of submarine design, showing the different ways
people have tried to go deep.
Ocean Explorer: Galapagos Rift
Scientists celebrated the 25th anniversary of the first trip
to the Galapagos Rift by exploring the region in a new expedition.
Find out about what they saw here.
This WHOI website provides information on these deep sea underwater
Learn about conditions deep under the ocean's surface and the
organisms that flourish there.
WHOI provides some information about what the replacement for Alvin
will be like.
Vehicles in the Scientific Arena
Researchers discuss new developments in the field of underwater
vehicles and atmospheric diving suits, and how they are utilized
by some of our most respected scientific institutions.