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ROPOSRemotely Operated Platform for Ocean Science
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ROPOS delivers a seismometer to its new home in Cascadia Basin.
Recent investments by CFI have added strength to our research vessel fleet, including icebreaking capability for work in the Arctic and new capabilities for the remotely operated vehicle ROPOS.
Using British Geologic Survey rock drills and the Canadian remotely operated vehicle ROPOS (Remotely Operated Platform for Ocean Science), we went back to see if we could find the crust-mantle boundary on the wall of the transform, and to map out the great gabbro massif through which we were attempting to drill.