Research Equipment Used in Crater Lake
The Crater Lake research vessel Neuston.
The research vessel (R/V) Neuston is the workhorse of activities on Crater Lake.
The research vessel Ouzel on Crater Lake.
The research vessel (R/V) Ouzel allows independent, simultaneous research activities on Crater Lake.
A manned deep sea rover explores the bottom of Crater Lake.
Deep sea rover used at Crater Lake to explore the bottom of Crater Lake.
Boat used in bathymetry studies on Crater Lake.
This special boat was trucked to Crater Lake National Park, and flown to the lake by a helicopter, so that the Crater Lake bottom could be mapped.
The Glen Canyon ROV used to study moss communities around Wizard Island.
A remotely-operated vehicle (ROV), borrowed from Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, was used to study underwater moss communities.
A US Geological Survey towed fiber-optic camera sled.
The US Geological Survey towed fiber-optic camera sled was used to video underwater plants around Wizard Island.
The acoustic survey sled is towed behind a boat.
A sub-bottom acoustic sled is used to map the thickness of moss sediments around Wizard Island.
View this page to find detailed information on the environmental monitoring of Crater Lake and the springs and seeps that flow into Crater Lake.
Find out where crayfish are located and how deep they live in Crater Lake.
How are crayfish affecting the Mazama Newt populations in Crater Lake?
Newts can be toxic to predators, but are the Mazama Newts at Crater Lake protected by toxins?
Last Updated: 04/26/2015