Aquarius Habitat with Deep Worker Submersible - Florida Keys. Aquarius is an underwater ocean laboratory located in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The laboratory is deployed three and half miles offshore, at a depth of 60 feet, next to spectacular coral reefs. Scientists live in Aquarius during ten-day missions using saturation diving to study and explore our coastal ocean. Aquarius is owned by NOAA and is operated by the NOAA Undersea Research Program's (NURP) Undersea Research Center at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Kip Evans is a professional photographer and underwater explorer. His images have been widely published in books, exhibits, advertisements and magazines worldwide, including National Geographic Magazine, Patagonia, Outside, and Sea and Coastal Living to name a few. Kip is also an award-winning cinematographer who has worked on a number of underwater documentaries, including specials for CNN, BBC, Discovery Channel, and the National Geographic. To read more about Kip Evans please click here