Expedition Directory - Oceanography
deep coral diversity at emperor seamount
Some of the Ocean’s most iconic and alien-looking species are found in the Bathyal zone, 800 to 4000 meters deep. Known as the midnight zone due to its complete darkness, strange bioluminescent organi...
Duration : Jun 2017 - Jul 2017
ice shelf vibrations
A principal goal of this project is to quantitatively assess the spatial characteristics of the strain response of the Ross Ice Shelf (RIS) to the ocean gravity wave spectrum through an annual cycle. ...
Duration : Jan 2017 - Jan 2018
us go ship 2016
This expedition is known as the 2016 I08S by the oceanographers and it is part of the GO-SHIP program. GO-SHIP??? Are you curious to know what is GO-SHIP? Take a look in our next post. In the 2016 ...
Duration : Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
northern neighbors: transboundary exploration of deepwater communities
a team of scientists aboard NOAA Ship Henry Bigelow will spend 15 days at sea exploring canyon and slope habitats off the coast of the Northeast U.S. and Canada and sites in the Gulf of Maine with the...
Duration : Jun 2017 - Jun 2017
2017 laulima o ka moana: exploring deep monument waters around johnston atoll
From July 7 to August 2, NOAA and partners will conduct an expedition on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer to continue collecting critical baseline information about unknown and poorly known deep water areas...
Duration : Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
cuba’s twilight zone reefs and their regional connectivity: mission plan
The purpose of our research expedition in collaboration with our Cuban scientific partners is to discover and characterize the extent of mesophotic reefs in Cuba and to compare the health and connecti...
Duration : May 2017 - Jun 2017
exploring methane seeps on the u.s. mid-atlantic margin: immerss
The IMMeRSS (Interagency Mission for Methane Research at Seafloor Seeps) expedition focuses on the geology, ecology, chemistry, and physics of methane seeps on the U.S. Mid-Atlantic margin between Bal...
Duration : May 2017 - May 2017
2017 american samoa expedition: suesuega o le moana o amerika samoa: mission plan
From February to April 2017, NOAA and partners will conduct two telepresence-enabled ocean exploration cruises on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer to collect critical baseline information of unknown and poo...
Duration : Feb 2017 - Apr 2017
vanishing arctic: an environment at risk
This is primarily an oceanographic expedition. Dr. Pickart is returning to the Beaufort Sea north of Alaska’s North Slope to continue measuring the circulation and water characteristics of the contin...
Duration : Not Available
dive & discover expedition 11
For the first time in the history of humankind, a scientific team—using unique underwater and under-ice vehicles—will attempt to reach the bottom of the Arctic Ocean to find seafloor hydrothermal vent...
Duration : Not Available
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A glowing invasion of 'fire bodies' is underway in the Pacific
The massive bloom of bizarre, bioluminescent pyrosomes has marine scientists completely baffled. ...
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Albany Daily Star: Science is trying unveil secrets of Deep Sea Sounds
As per researchers, the unique sound has been associated with the upward and downward movements of the organisms at dusk and dawn. The researchers for now cannot clearly differentiate which is creating the sound. The researchers s...
WHOI In The News
Online Tool Serves Up Ocean Science Studies
Updates to BOEM's Environmental Studies Program Information System (ESPIS) tool, hosted by NOAA Digital Coast, now enable users to search, filter, map, discover, and download more than 40 years of studies and related data that can...
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Mystery Ocean Hum May be Migration Signal, or Fish Farting
Communities of deep-sea marine life cause a low-frequency humming in the ocean, as the creatures swim to and from the surface to feed. ...
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Discovery News: Seas Are Rising at Fastest Pace in 2,800 Years
The world’s oceans are rising at a faster rate than any time in the past 2,800 years, and might even have fallen without the influence of human-driven climate change, researchers say....
WHOI In The News
Solo Antarctic Explorer Dies Just Short of Goal
Even before the 55-year-old former army officer made the agonizing call, his journey was full of harrowing moments. ...
Discovery News - Top Stories
The Coxless Crew complete 9,200 mile rowing voyage across Pacific, in pictures
In pics: Female adventurers complete 9,200 mile rowing voyage ...
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What's the diving like around the UK?
The UK has some fabulous diving in her seas, not least on the hundreds of wrecks. There is also beautiful marine life and at times stunning visibility. Discover the secret dives of Britain. ...
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Diving Madagascar: is it any good?
Madagascar, the world's fourth largest island, hosts one of the world's longest continuous coral reefs. The country is famous for her unique land animals, but her seas are also full of life not found anywhere else. And she doesn't...
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The Pacific Ocean may have entered a new warm phase — and the consequences could be dramatic
Two new studies have just hit about the “warm blob” in the northeast Pacific ocean — a 2 degree C or more temperature anomaly that began in the winter of 2013-2014 in the Gulf of Alaska and later expanded. Scientists have been ast...
Coral Triangle could be last bastion for planet's beleaguered reefs
If humans are driving earth’s sixth great extinction event, coral reefs will be one of the first and most visible ecosystems to succumb. Scientists estimate that by 2050, the ocean could be largely devoid of reefs as climate chang...
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Small 'Underwater Pompeii' Found Off Greek Island
Remains of an ancient settlement, complete with a ruined pottery workshop, have been found on the bottom of the Aegean sea off the small island of Delos, the Greek ministry of culture has announced. Dubbed by the Greek media “a sm...
Technology Enables Historic Finds
An endeavor to employ a suite of oceanographic research instruments to find downed World War II aircraft and the remains of troops listed as missing in action for nearly 70 years are the subject of a film by camera maker GoPro and...
Fish failing to adapt to rising carbon dioxide levels in ocean
Rising carbon dioxide levels in oceans adversely change the behaviour of fish through generations, raising the possibility that marine species may never fully adapt to their changed environment, research has found. The study, p...
Around the Pier
Octavio Aburto-Oropeza, marine biologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has always had a dream of catching science up to the speed of communication. “Nowadays, how fast is communication happening? Inst...
Barack Obama to create world's largest ocean reserve in the Pacific
Barack Obama will use his presidential powers on Thursday to create the world’s largest marine reserve in the Pacific, banning fishing and other commercial activities across vast swaths of pristine sea populated by whales, dolphin...
Weird Green 'Eggs' Wash Up on Sydney Beach: Photos
Australian beachgoers got a surprise this week when strange balls of living green algae started washing up on Dee Why beach in Sydney. “I did poke it with my toes and it’s squishy, like a sponge,” Surf Life Saving Club patrol memb...
Scripps Oceanography/UC San Diego News at the Algae Biomass Summit
Scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego will be featured prominently at the upcoming Algae Biomass Summit in San Diego. The eighth annual event, Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2014, at the San Diego Marriott Marq...
Voyager: Why is China's Pollution Considered the "World's Pollution”?
China’s size and the magnitude of its industrial activities do indeed cause it to generate large amounts of air pollution, but every country contributes to the “world’s pollution.” The air travels across the Pacific Ocean from...
Southern Ocean's Role in Climate Regulation, Ocean Health Goal of $21 Million Federal Grant
The Southern Ocean that encircles Antarctica lends a considerable hand in keeping Earth's temperature hospitable by soaking up half of the human-made carbon in the atmosphere and a majority of the planet's excess heat. Yet, the in...
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