Centre for Deep Sea Research
Cruise 2019

Searching for manganese crusts in the Norwegian-Greenland Sea

Rolf Birger Pedersen and his research team are exploring manganese crusts in the deep ocean. Videos from the 2019 cruise provide unique glimpses of the scientific activity on board.

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It takes focus and years of experience to operate a remote chain saw at depths of more than 2000 metres under harsh conditions in the Norwegian-Greenland Sea. Find out how cruise leader and professor Rolf Birger Pedersen and the team at the K.G. Jebsen Centre proceed as they explore manganese crusts during the 2019 cruise.