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Innovative ROV work provides a new way of looking at submarine landslide scarps on Rockall Bank

Clams on a steep wall of layered sedimentary rocks taken by the ROV Holland 1 (© Marine Institute)

A team of thirteen scientists, including seven NOC researchers, recently completed a two week expedition on the RV Celtic Explorer, where they made new discoveries relating to the geology and biological habitats of the south-eastern slope of Rockall Bank.