Full-size RSN Test Frame

Full-size RSN Test Frame

A full-sized frame was sucessfully deloyed and recovered in the International District Hydrothermal Field at Axial Seamount using ROV ROPOS during the August 2011 VISIONS '11 expedition. A similar frame, when fully built out, will house the equipment to provide power and communications to extension cables and sensors deployed within the Axial Caldera. The nodes will be installed in 2013 at thsi site.

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