Media archive

A few clippings of previous press coverage:

The Guardian, 05 Jul 2013, about the first manned mission to the world's deepest known hydrothermal vents.

Yahoo! News, 19 Mar 2013, about the first investigation of a whale skeleton on the Antarctic ocean floor.

'A deep-sea mission of genuine exploration' by BBC Science Editor David Shukman, reflecting on his experience broadcasting live from RRS James Cook Voyage 82 in Feb 2013.

The Guardian, 11 Jan 2012, about our discoveries at deep-sea vents in the Cayman Trough.

BBC News Online, 04 Jan 2012, about the discovery of the "Hoff" crab and other new species at Antarctic deep-sea vents.

The Guardian, 29 Dec 2011, p 17, about the first ROV dives to deep-sea vents on the SW Indian Ridge.

Nature.com blog, 06 Aug 2011, about the discovery of the first deep-sea vents on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge north of the Azores.

MSNBC, 15 Feb 2011, about the discovery of a new vent field in the Southern Ocean.

USA Today (via Associated Press), 13 Apr 2010, about the discovery of the world's deepest known vents.

Caymanian Compass, 31 Mar 2010, about the start of our Cayman Trough expedition.

Gizmodo, 26 Mar 2010, about the launch of this website.

Costing The Earth, BBC Radio 4, 14 Apr 2010, about our expedition to Antarctic deep-sea vents with the Isis ROV.

Today programme, BBC Radio 4, 16 Oct 2009, about preparations for Southern Ocean and Cayman Trough expeditions.

Metro, 11 Aug 2008, about the announcement of funding for our Cayman Trough research programme.


YouTube, Twitter, ebook...

Check out the 'expeditionlog' YouTube channel, which carries video clips from our expeditions when we are able to provide them. During the week of 12th April 2010, we were YouTube's 38th most viewed channel of the week (coincidentally surpassing WebCameronUK during the first week of the UK general election campaign!).



(Video compilation produced for broadcast and online media use in December 2011)

Several members of our expedition teams are also on Twitter, e.g. @expeditionlog (Jon Copley), @DeepSeaV (Verity Nye), @DivaAmon (Diva Amon), @adrg1 (Adrian Glover), @DougConnelly (Doug Connelly), @bramatsea (Bramley Murton), @RachelAnnMills (Rachel Mills).

You can also download edited compilations of Jon Copley's personal logs from recent expeditions, and earlier essays about deep-sea vents, as free ebooks available here (in formats including for Kindle & iBooks).

 


Press releases

18 Mar 2013, about the first investigation of a whale skeleton on the Antarctic ocean floor.

10 Jan 2012, about our discoveries at deep-sea vents in the Cayman Trough.

03 Jan 2012, about the discovery of new species at Antarctic deep-sea vents.

04 Aug 2011, about the discovery of deep-sea vents on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge north of the Azores.

14 Feb 2011, about the discovery of a new vent field in the Southern Ocean.

11 Apr 2010, about the discovery of the world's deepest known undersea volcanic vents.

28 Oct 2009, about successful test dives of the Autosub6000 robot submarine in preparation for our Cayman Trough expedition.

Cayman Trough

Join our recent expedition to the world's deepest and strangest undersea vents in the Cayman Trough.
What did we investigate?

SW Indian Ridge

Follow the story of our expedition to the first deep-sea vents found in the Southwest Indian Ocean.
What did we find?

Expedition archive

Find out about our previous expeditions exploring deep-sea vents from Antarctica to the Tropics.
Where have we been?