Sense and Sensitivity
Glass Sponge Ecology
Glass sponge cell biology
Photos and Videos
In The Lab
2017 Hecate Strait Blog
Meet the Instruments
2015 Hecate Strait Blog
Highlights of our results
The research vessel.
Assembling a Thermistor. It will measure the flow speed coming out of the sponge oscula.
ROPOS being lowered into the water, stocked full of cameras and instruments.
ROPOS on descent.
ROPOS team controlling the ROV in the control room.
Niskin container water sampling.
Mud Core sampling.
Green fluorescine is used to visualize flow through the sponge. In the back, a thermistor tip is inserted into an osculum.
A little stowaway.
The cutest sponge you ever did see.
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