Monthly Archives: August 2014

Seamounts Mapping Finished; Ship Heading Home

NOAA Ship Okenaos Explorer has finished seamount mapping operations in the North Atlantic. The ship is currently racing home as quickly and directly as possible to try to minimize exposure to heavy seas. Leg 2 of the expedition, which will include live … Continue reading

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Shakedown and Mapping New England Seamounts

On August 9, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer left port to begin a 22-day expedition in the North Atlantic in Veatch Canyon and along the New England Seamount chain. The first several days of the expedition will be dedicated to testing and calibrating mission-critical … Continue reading

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