Montserrat

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Location: Montserrat, Caribbean Sea

Date: March 2013

Ship: RRS James Cook

This 11-day research cruise investigated the effects of the eruptions of the Soufriere Hills volcano on the surrounding continental shelf at 500-1000m depth. This cruise involved the use of piston corers, gravity corers, vibra-corers and the ROV Isis.

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Soufriere Hills volcano, Montserrat. Photo credit: Diva Amon.

ROV Isis launching with the Soufriere Hills volcano behind. Photo credit: Diva Amon.

ROV Isis launching with the Soufriere Hills volcano behind. Photo credit: Diva Amon.

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A natural wood fall. Photo credit: NERC.

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A deep-sea lobster. Photo credit: NERC.

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A Bathynomus isopod. Photo credit: NERC.

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Dr. Leigh Marsh and I. Photo credit: Professor Paul Tyler.

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The devastation caused by the pyroclastic flow from the Soufriere Hills volcano. Photo credit: Diva Amon.

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Being photographed while photographing the ROV Isis launch. Photo credit: Professor Paul Tyler.

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