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January 27, 2020

Alvin awaits another dive

The deep-sea submersible Alvin -- used to collect samples for the largest-ever genomic sampling of Guaymas Basin sediments -- awaits another dive.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grants DEB 1753661, OCE 0647633 and OCE 1357238.]

To learn more about this research, see the University of Texas news story Newly discovered deep-sea microbes gobble greenhouse gases and perhaps oil spills, too. (Date image taken: November 2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Jan. 27, 2020)

Credit: Brett Baker, University of Texas at Austin

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