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Mid-Cayman Rise Expedition 2011
Marine debris - A large white squat lobster uses a cardboard trashfall as habitat.
Marine debris - a beer bottle lies below a large white vase sponge.
Marine debris - tree branch log with agglomerations of pteropod triangularshells adhering to sides.
Marine debris - a man-made plank with what appears to be a metal fastener at its left end.
Marine debris - a sawed off wood block that has sunk to the bottom.
An overall perspective of the multibeam sonar data collected over the Mid-Cayman Rise by the Okeanos Explorer. The perspective is looking west-north-west, andMount Dent is seen in the foreground.
Multibeam 50m grid of the area around Mount Dent collected by the EM302. Thisand the backscatter image, although generated from the same data file, providevery different information about the same area of the seafloor.
Overview of the working area in the Cayman Trench from Google Earth(lower right) with an arrow showing a detailed oblique view from Smith andSandwell data bathymetric data.
Oblique view of backscatter draped mosaic of two highs, Mount Dent in thebackground. The backscatter data is draped over a 50m grid multibeam map ofthe area.
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