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Jan 2019: First Cruise Planning meeting

The HACON cruise planning is well underway! During 2.5 days, the HACON science team met with the engineers of the ROV Ægir, the hybrid ROV/AUV NUI, the towed system OFOBS and key personnel from the Kronprins Haakon icebreaker to start planning the cruise. The… Continue Reading “Jan 2019: First Cruise Planning meeting”

November 2018: HACON begins!

This exciting multidisciplinary and international project started on 1st November 2018. HACON has secured shiptime on board the Norwegian icebreaker Kronprins Hakon for a cruise to the 4000 m deep Aurora vent site under the ice-covered waters of the Arctic at 82 N, NE of Greenland. The cruise… Continue Reading “November 2018: HACON begins!”