Expedition links

Find out more about our voyage, and life at deep-sea vents, at these webpages:

Ship's position and weather data
See where we are, where we have been, and what weather we are enjoying, updated every three hours.

RRS James Cook
An interactive guide to the ship and her crew.

Citizens of the deep
An introduction to life at deep-sea vents, from our Cayman Trough expedition webpages (opens in a new browser window to avoid confusion!).

New Scientist editoral & feature about mining at deep-sea vents.

BBC News article discussing mining at deep-sea vents.

Japan Times article about China's plans for mineral exploration at deep-sea vents on the SW Indian Ridge.

For schools

Find out more about the science behind our expedition, and how school classes of all ages can get involved.
What are we studying?