Research Vessel Marcus G. Langseth
The R/V Marcus G. Langseth is owned by the National Science Foundation and operated by the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. It has been the premier marine seismic research vessel for the U.S. research community since 2007.
Description of the ship and its operations can be seen here.
A public lecture describing the ship and its significance can be seen here.
Oceanographic research made possible by the R/V Langseth concerning the structure and history of ocean basins, their margins, plus the sediments and water they contain can be seen here.