Awaiting confirmation of dates – possibly July 2022


CWC, benthic and pelagic sampling, towed camera work in the Santos Basin

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Santos/Campos Basins: cold seeps and cold water corals, benthic and pelagic sampling, ROV work.

Vitoria-Trindade Seamount Chain: MBES, ROV , CTD-Rosette sampling. Rescheduled from 2020 to 2022 due to COVID-19 delays.

The deep-sea continental slope, banks and cold seep ecosystems off Brazil (Santos Basin): MBES, ROV, CTD-Rosette, Lander Deployment.

Mar del Plata-Mar del Plata (AR) – postponed to late 2022 (dates TBC). Deep hydrography, PIES, C-PIES telemetry/turnaround, coring, mooring deployment.

Santos Basin, offshore Brazil, SW Atlantic: multibeam surveying, ROV, CTD-Rosette, Box Corer, Lander deployment and recover

Cold seeps and cold-water corals on the deep-sea continental slope (Santos Basin) off Brazil.

Equipment: Multibeam echosounder survey, ROV investigations, CTD-Rosette, box corer. Benthic and pelagic sampling.