The "Beast' (high-termperature fluid sampler, HFS) getting a 300+ degree sample at Endeavour's main hydrothermal field. The HFS is capable of taking 24 different samples on each dive using a variety of filters. The 'Beast' was developed by Dave Butterfield (NOAA/U. Washington) and the Engineers at NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory.
to August 10, 2007 Log.