Monthly Archives: July 2018

In Port: Norfolk, Virginia

After completing the Mapping Deepwater Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation expedition, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is in port in Norfolk, Virginia, undergoing repairs. Our next expedition, “Deep Connections 2018: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and … Continue reading

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July 12 – August 4: Mapping Deepwater Areas Southeast of Bermuda in Support of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation

From July 12 to August 4, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will conduct a 24-day exploratory mapping expedition to collect critical baseline information about an unknown and poorly understood deepwater priority area southeast of Bermuda identified by the Atlantic Ocean Research … Continue reading

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In Port: Norfolk, Virginia

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer has wrapped up a successful Windows to the Deep 2018 expedition and will be in port in Norfolk, Virginia for the next ten days. Our next expedition will focus on mapping the seafloor starting July 12 and ending … Continue reading

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Dive 17 Complete

Today was the final dive of NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Windows to the Deep 2018 expedition, Dive 17. This dive surveyed the biology and geology of the Currituck Landslide feature. Daily Updates, Mission Logs, and images will continue to be posted to the … Continue reading

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Dive 17: Currituck

Today is the final dive of the Windows to the Deep 2018 expedition. This dive will explore the lower headwall of the Currituck Landslide feature beginning at a depth of 1,880 meters (6,168 feet). We hope to find exposed rock on the steep wall … Continue reading

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