R/V Atlantis Departs Woods Hole for the North Atlantic
[13-May-16] R/V Atlantis
steams away from Woods Hole for a seasonal phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic. The Atlantis
is one of the most sophisticated research vessels afloat, and is specifically outfitted for launching and servicing the Alvin
, a human occupied submersible. Delivered to Woods Hole in April 1997, R/V Atlantis
contains six science labs and storage spaces, precision navigation systems, seafloor mapping sonar, and satellite communications.