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Western Mediterranean Expedition (2010): Overview

In 2010 Ranger sailed to the Western Mediterranean to conduct research on marine areas of ecological interest that need protection.

Using an underwater robot, the crew filmed creatures and habitats up to 3,000 feet deep. In addition, for the first time, the crew conducted a marine pH survey to gather data on the impact of ocean acidification in the Mediterranean.

Read selected highlights from the expedition diaries below, or check out the full list of entries.