Video: Pavilion Lake Research Project Day 5: Deepworker Map

Margarita Marinova: "I had a great flight - the goal was to fly a contour at 15m depth on the east side of the South Basin (north section). That was just fascinating! A specific objective was to identify rock slides, to enable the afternoon flight to document and sample some of these rock slides. Why? Well, one of our hypotheses is that microbialites need rocks to start their growth. The sediment around is so soft, that it seems hard for any large structure to just grow in it. Using video to image these rock slides, we find that at significant depth we just see the rocks." [More at Paviliion Lake Research Project]

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