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A Surface Recovery Technique for Deep Moored Vertical Arrays

  • Author(s): Paige, Marshall A
  • Heuser, Peter J
  • Lindquist, Lee A
  • Mayoral, Carlos R
  • Selleck, John H
  • et al.
Abstract

A surface recovery technique was developed for the retrieval of a vertically oriented array which had been anchored at a depth of 4550 meters. The array was severed within 100 meters of the bottom in order to retrieve two faulty anchor releases as well as the scientific instrumentation.

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