Venture in the deep sea

The second phase of the NORC-582 cruise (R/V Dongfanghong3) is completed by June 10th, 2022. This is a joint cruise shared by Ocean University of China, Xiamen University and Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. This is the first time that Dongfanghong 3 was equiped with the pilot of ROV Faxian.

Yangli CheSiqi ZhaoLing Ma and Guangjin Zheng participated in this cruise as biochemistry group members. They collected water and sediment samples of cold seep and hydrothermal vent from the South China Sea.