ATLAS partners Dick van Oevelen and Evert de Froe were recently on board the NV Pelagia, part of the Netherlands Initiative Changing Oceans (NICO) expedition. You can read more about their activities at their cruise blog https://nico-expeditie.nl/blogs/how-do-organisms-living-bottom-get-their-food.

A Dutch newspaper, Omroep Zeeland, also featured an article on the cruise. Read the English version here.

ATLAS colleague Telmo Morato is on the 'Blue Azores' expedition. Below you can see the crew preparing to explore deep sea walls south of São Jorge Island, Azores. 

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Getting ready to explore deep sea walls south of São Jorge Island, Azores. © Telmo Morato, 2018