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UDaily: CEOE researchers update students from ship that is testing new Alvin submersible

UDaily: CEOE researchers update students from ship that is testing new Alvin submersible

The deep-sea vehicle Alvin has been out of commission for three years as it underwent a major overhaul. The famous research submersible is now back in the water, and students in the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE) were among the first to get to ask about the success of recent test dives.

CEOE faculty members George Luther and Jonathan Cohen dialed in via Skype from the research vessel Atlantis, the Alvin’s mother ship, to Robinson Hall to share updates with marine science majors. The class was made up of juniors eager to gain field experience of their own.