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Atlantic Ocean nations join pact to cooperate on marine science

Atlantic Ocean nations join pact to cooperate on marine science

The United States joined with leaders of six nations and the European Union today in Washington, D.C., to sign the All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Alliance (AAORIA) Declaration, in which the nations pledge to cooperate on ocean research for the environmental health and sustainable development of the Atlantic Ocean. 

July 13, 2022 0 Comments
NOAA, partners discover wreck of 207-year-old whaling ship

NOAA, partners discover wreck of 207-year-old whaling ship

NOAA and partners have announced the discovery of the wreck of a 207-year-old whaling ship, called Industry, found on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. 

March 23, 2022 0 Comments
New NOAA Ocean Exploration Director Announced

New NOAA Ocean Exploration Director Announced

On March 14, NOAA will welcome Jeremy Weirich as the new Director of NOAA Ocean Exploration.

February 28, 2022 0 Comments
Ocean Exploration education grants to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion announced

Ocean Exploration education grants to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion announced

NOAA Ocean Exploration and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation  have awarded seven education grants to help engage and inspire the next generation of ocean explorers by supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEI&A) efforts related to ocean literacy, stewardship, and workforce development.

January 20, 2022 0 Comments
NOAA Ocean Exploration Meets Major Mapping Milestone

NOAA Ocean Exploration Meets Major Mapping Milestone

Two million square kilometers. Or 772,204 square miles. That’s more than one quarter the size of the contiguous United States. And it’s the area of seafloor mapped by NOAA Ocean Exploration using the modern, high-resolution multibeam sonar system aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer since the ship was commissioned in 2008.

November 15, 2021 0 Comments
NOAA Ocean Exploration heads out to sea

NOAA Ocean Exploration heads out to sea

NOAA Ocean Exploration's operations on Okeanos Explorer are back in full swing - which means live-streaming from the sea floor is back!

June 22, 2021 0 Comments
NOAA initiatives among the first round of Ocean Decade endorsed actions

NOAA initiatives among the first round of Ocean Decade endorsed actions

NOAA scientists and priorities are well reflected in several of the first Ocean Decade actions endorsed and announced this week by the United Nations Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC).

June 11, 2021 0 Comments
New website brings deep-ocean exploration imagery and lessons to educators and public

New website brings deep-ocean exploration imagery and lessons to educators and public

Developed through a partnership with NOAA Ocean Exploration, Ocean Exploration Trust, and Schmidt Ocean Institute, the Deep Ocean Education Project website features student activities, stories from the field and more.

June 8, 2021 0 Comments
From Mars to the deep ocean: NOAA and partners describe new technology transforming ocean exploration

From Mars to the deep ocean: NOAA and partners describe new technology transforming ocean exploration

Editor's note: If you missed the live event. Have no fear. You can watch the program on NOAA Ocean Exploration on YouTube

On Wednesday, May 5, at 7 p.m. EDT/4 p.m. PDT, join explorers from an upcoming NOAA Ocean Exploration expedition to hear about  innovative technologies NOAA and its partners are developing to advance exploration. Learn how the navigation technology used on NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover and Ingenuity Mars helicopter is being adapted for use on an autonomous underwater vehicle in Earth’s deep ocean and how environmental DNA can be used to learn more about the animals that live there.

 

May 4, 2021 0 Comments
Seafloor mapping data reveals large number of gas seeps off U.S. West Coast

Seafloor mapping data reveals large number of gas seeps off U.S. West Coast

The West Coast continental shelf is known to host methane bubble streams, formerly thought to be rare. Now, a new discovery sheds light on the extent and distribution of seafloor methane seeps. 

April 30, 2021 0 Comments
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