Ecological divers silhouetted against the sea surface. The Hidden Ocean exploration revealed complex habitats supporting diverse assemblages of organisms on, in, and under the ice.

Ecological divers silhouetted against the sea surface. The Hidden Ocean exploration revealed complex habitats supporting diverse assemblages of organisms on, in, and under the ice. Image courtesy of Arctic Exploration 2002, Emory Kristof, NOAA/OER.

10 Years of Exploration

Arctic Expedition 2002

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery