Live ROV exploration off Holmes Reef

The Schmidt Ocean Institute has started a month-long exploration of the Coral Reef Marine Park in northern Queensland and is broadcasting live to YouTube and Facebook. Check out their daily live-streams for amazing deep-sea creatures and geological structures!

ROV Dive 357 – Coral Sea Marine Park – Holmes, Queensland Plateau

Join the RV Falkor and ROV SuBastian as we dive in the Coral Sea Marine park on the north west of Holmes Reef off the east coast of Australia on the Queensland Plateau. The dive will start at approximately 900m and work its way up the reef. #SchoolsOutScience #VisioningCoralSea

Posted by Schmidt Ocean Institute on Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The expedition is maintaining social distancing regulations by connecting the scientists from their individual locations on-shore to the vessel’s crew operating the ROV SUBastian aboard the RV Falcor. Technology is so amazing!