Monthly Archives: February 2014

Okeanos Steaming Along U.S. Atlantic Shelf Break

The NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer left Rhode Island on February 24th and is steaming southward along the U.S. Atlantic Shelf Break to Key West, Florida, to pick up sonar engineers on March 2. Along the way, we are collecting acoustic water … Continue reading

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Exploration of the Gulf of Mexico: Leg 1 (Mapping) Underway

On February 24, 2014, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer left her home port of Davisville, Rhode Island, to begin transit to the Gulf of Mexico. Between now and March 15, while en route to Galveston, Texas, the ship will continuously conduct seafloor and water … Continue reading

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Okeanos Explorer Shakedown Completed

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is back in port after a ship shakedown and multibeam patch test. From February 24 – March 15, the ship will be in the Gulf of Mexico on a seafloor mapping expedition. Stay tuned for more … Continue reading

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Ship Shakedown & Patch Test, February 6-9, Western North Atlantic

Between February 6 – February 9, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will be conducting a ship and system shakedown and multibeam patch test in the Western North Atlantic Ocean, offshore from Rhode Island at the continental shelf break in the vicinity … Continue reading

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