Monthly Archives: March 2015

Leg 2 Underway

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer has left San Juan, Puerto Rico, to commence the second leg of our current mission. Between March 16 – April 3, we will focus on high-resolution mapping of areas near Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rico Trench. Data collected … Continue reading

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The first leg of the expedition has come to a close. NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer has finished mapping in the St. Croix targeted area and the ship is now in port in San Juan, Puerto Rico. We’ll be in port until March … Continue reading

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NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer has completed her transit from Rhode Island to Puerto Rico. Next up: calibrating the singlebeam sonar, deploying an underwater glider to record oceanographic conditions over time, and conducting a patch test with the multibeam sonar to ensure seafloor measurements … Continue reading

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