The dive team of NOAA Ship Oregon II conducted their monthly practice dive to maintain their qualifications. Divers pictured are (left to right) LF Chris Nichols, Lt. Kristin Raja, CB Tim Martin, and Ensign Andie Cuiffo.
Ensign Jessica Spruill and Ensign John Stephens measuring the height of the new IMUs (Inertial Measurement Units) that will be installed aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather and all of it's hydrographic survey launches. These devices will maintain our precision when measuring our vessel positioning attitudes.
Work aloft is being conducted by authorized climbers GVA Adams and Ensign Robbins to install microwave antennas on the forward mast as part of an autonomous survey package installation. SS Chandler and Ensign Ekmanis serve as safety observers and rescue climber.