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2014

    April 10
  • 'Virtual Explorers' Invited to the Depths of the Gulf of Mexico on NOAA Expedition

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2013

    December 12
  • NOAA and University Scientists Study Plastic Debris in the Ocean

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  • August 2
  • Explorers discover northernmost Atlantic seeps, deep-sea canyon diversity, off U.S. Northeast

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  • July 18
  • NOAA and Aquarium of the Pacific to host first-ever National Forum to shape a U.S. national ocean exploration program.

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  • April 23
  • Final report from the NOAA Marine Microbes workshop is now available.

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  • February 20
  • Ocean Exploration and Research Symposium has ended. Videos & Presentations will be posted soon.

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  • February 4
  • 5,000th Teacher Completes NOAA Ocean Exploration Workshop

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2012

    December 19
  • NOAA explorers discover deepwater gas seeps off U.S. Atlantic coast.

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  • November 2
  • Ocean Exploration Advisory Board Application period now closed.

  • September 21
  • Outside magazine featured the Submarine Ring of Fire 2012: NE Lau Basin cruise in their Adventure Lab section.

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  • September 17
  • Watch video LIVE from the seafloor as NOAA and partners explore deep-sea volcanoes in the Lau Basin!

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  • August 17
  • The OAR/Ocean Exploration and Research (OER)-BOEM-USGS Lophelia II project has received the 2011 National Oceanographic Partnership Program's (NOPP) Excellence in Partnering Award.

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  • August 10
  • Joint BOEM, NOAA, USGS mission discovers record depth for Lophelia coral on Gulf of Mexico energy platforms

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  • May 24
  • NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer finds a wreck and a lot of life in the Northern Gulf of Mexico waters!

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  • May 17
  • OER's Information Management on Okeanos Explorer spotlighted on OAR News.

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  • May 16
  • NOAA, BOEM: Historic, 19th century shipwreck discovered in northern Gulf of Mexico

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  • April 19
  • New Ocean Exploration Command Center installed at Stennis Space Center

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  • From today through April 28, the public can watch live undersea video and listen in as ocean explorers at sea and ashore comment in real-time as they observe marine species, visit gas seeps and map poorly known areas of the northern Gulf of Mexico.

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  • March 23
  • Hawai'i Undersea Research Laboratory Launches Deep-Sea Animal Guide

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  • March 19
  • Gulf of Mexico Exploration 2012 on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is now underway! Live footage from ROV dives will be available over Internet 1. Check it out!

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  • January 18
  • Dr. Robert Detrick named new assistant administrator of NOAA research office

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2011

    December 06
  • Travel Around the World and Under the Seas with Ocean Explorer Web Coordinators

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  • November 22
  • Calling all Small Businesses: the NOAA SBIR 2012 Phase I Solicitation is now available!

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  • November 01
  • OER is now on Facebook!

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  • NOAA Names Tim Arcano as New Director for Ocean Exploration and Research

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  • September 15
  • NOAA and partners demonstrate success of multibeam sonar to detect and map deep-sea gas seeps

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  • September 07
  • Strange Vent-fellows: Explorers on NOAA expedition discover chemosynthetic shrimp, tubeworms together for first time at hydrothermal vent, also first live vent tubeworms seen in Atlantic waters

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  • June 09
  • BOEMRE, NOAA, and USGS launch maritime science expedition off mid-Atlantic coast aboard the NOAA research ship Nancy Foster

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  • May 18
  • NOAA and partners explore the hidden world of the maritime Maya

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  • April 28
  • NOAA-supported Ocean Explorations: A Foundation for Education and for Understanding Oil-spill-related Changes in the Gulf of Mexico

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  • April 05
  • Students nationwide virtually participate in Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory's 1,000th Pisces submersible dive

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  • January 19
  • NOAA Offers "How Do We Explore?" - A Free Online Ocean Exploration Course for Teachers and the Public

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  • January 19
  • NOAA Offers "How Do We Explore?" - A Free Online Ocean Exploration Course for Teachers and the Public

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2010

    December 13
  • U.S. and Indonesian Scientists Find Biodiversity Runs Deep in Sulawesi Sea

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  • November 04
  • Federal & Academic Scientists Return from Deep-sea Research Cruise in Gulf of Mexico

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  • October 28
  • NOAA Explores the Pacific Ocean While Supporting Fisheries Research

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  • October 27
  • NOAA-Funded Tagging of Narwhals Finds Continued Warming of Southern Baffin Bay

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  • October 12
  • Live from Undersea Lab: NOAA Webcasts Corals Research to U.S. Classrooms

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  • September 30
  • NOAA-Sponsored Scientists First to Map Offshore San Andreas Fault and Associated Ecosystems

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  • August 25
  • Indonesian, U.S. Scientists Explore Seafloor, Discover Significant Diversity and Find Unusual Inhabitants

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  • July 12
  • NOAA Ship Explores Undersea Volcano More Than 10,000-ft. High, Maps Indonesian Ocean Seafloor

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  • July 07
  • Indonesia and U.S. Launch Deep-Sea Expedition

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  • May 04
  • 2010 Field Season begins at NOAA's Aquarius

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  • January 25
  • Picture This: NOAA, Google Join Forces to Visualize Scientific Data

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2009

    December 17
  • Scientists Discover and Image Explosive Deep-Ocean Volcano: NOAA-NSF Mission Adds to Understanding of Basic Earth Processes

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  • August 10
  • NOAA Joins Other U.S. Agencies and Canada to Survey the Arctic Continental Shelf

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  • July 24
  • NOAA and San Francisco's Exploratorium Announce Educational Partnership: First Project to Focus on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer

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  • May 06
  • Harbor Branch Consortium Becomes NOAA's Newest Cooperative Institute

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  • March 05
  • New Deep-Sea Coral Discovered on NOAA-Supported Mission

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  • February 02
  • NOAA Dives into Ocean in Google Earth

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2008

    May 12
  • Navy Technology to Help NOAA Find Sunken History

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  • February 27
  • NOAA Supports Young Explorers in Seafloor to Mountaintop to Outer Space Challenge

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  • January 24
  • Science Expedition to Coral Reefs in Caribbean Helps Launch International Year of the Reef

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2007

    November 05
  • Ocean Hall: NOAA Adds Saltwater to Grow a National Legacy

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  • August 28
  • From Seafloor "Live" to Scientists Ashore

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  • March 06
  • To Explore the Deepest Ocean, Nereus Past and Nereus Future have One Thing in Common - Change!

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2006

    August 21
  • Zooplankton Defined

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  • May 01
  • Alaskan historic shipwrecks, including former Hassler, part of local and NOAA heritage

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