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Exploring Carolina Canyons by the Numbers

September 8, 2017
Sunset at sea.

Sunset at sea.

  • 25,000 gallons of water used.
  • 2 ship safety drills, which required putting on immersion suits both times.
  • 7 Sentry dives.
  • 22 CTD stations.
  • 4.7 TB of data collected by Sentry.
  • 400 freshly baked chocolate chip cookies consumed.
  • 1 live audio presentation piped into the SECU Daily Planet Theater at the Museum.
  • 105.5 hours of time underwater for Sentry.
  • 200 bottles and bags of mud collected.
  • 14,000 gallons of fuel consumed.
  • 139.5 km traveled by Sentry.
  • 69,691 photos taken by Sentry and reviewed by the Chief Scientist.
  • 4 photo-worthy sunsets.
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