Figure 1. The JOIDES Resolution scientific drill ship in dynamic positioning mode on location in the Bismarck Sea, 2000, Leg 193.
Figure 2. Schematic of drilling equipment on the JOIDES Resolution drill ship.
Figure 3. The JOIDES Resolution in transit for Leg 111 through the Panama Canal.
Figure 4. The Varco Top Drive sits below the traveling block and rotates the drill string.
Figure 5. Photograph of the traveling block in the derrick with the active and passive heave compensator cylinders (AC and PC, respectively) and swivel.
Figure 6. Schematic of the AHC in the derrick on the JOIDES Resolution with inset diagram showing equipment details.
Figure 7. The JOIDES Resolution entering St. Johnís harbor, Leg 150, 1991.