Monthly Archives: March 2014

Gulf of Mexico Mapping Continues

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is currently conducting exploratory seafloor and water column mapping in the areas south and southeast of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, located in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. For more information about the expedition, visit: http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1402/background/leg2/welcome.html. Advertisements

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Video down for upgrades

Live video from the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will be temporarily unavailable on Friday March 28 for system upgrades. Please check back later for more live exploration. 

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Video Currently Unavailable

We are currently making some upgrades to our video system. While upgrades are in progress, the video will be unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience. Video should be up again tomorrow, so please check back. Thanks!

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Gulf of Mexico Mapping Continues

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is currently conducting exploratory seafloor and water column mapping in the areas south and southeast of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, located in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. For more information about the expedition, visit: http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1402/background/leg2/welcome.html.

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System Upgrades and Testing May Affect Video

Please note that the video stream may be interrupted due to system upgrades and testing that are currently ongoing. If you are having issues accessing the video, please check back periodically.

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Leg 2 in the Gulf of Mexico Begins March 19

On March 19, the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer sails from Galveston, Texas, to conduct exploratory seafloor and water column mapping in the areas south and southeast of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Seafloor bathymetry, acoustic backscatter, and sub-bottom stratigraphic data will … Continue reading

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In Port: Galveston, Texas

On March 15, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer concluded the first leg of the Exploration of the Gulf of Mexico 2014. She will be in Galveston, Texas, for a few days. On March 19, the Okeanos will head back out to … Continue reading

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