Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

Showcase of undersea photos to be online


If a picture is worth a thousand words, get ready for millions of undersea images - brought to you by a handmade, high definition undersea camera.

“Alaska Cam Sled is a towed imaging system that takes a lot of high resolution pictures of the bottom of the ocean,” said Gregg Rosenkranz, a state scallop biometrician based in Kodiak.

Rosenkranz and his colleague Rick Shepherd built the cam sled, which lets them experience a live stream of the sea floor while onboard a research vessel. They hail it as a non-invasive way to observe and collect data in real time.

“We found out pretty qui...

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