UC San Diego Library – Scripps Collection
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.
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.