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NOAA establishes new panel to guide ocean exploration
November 13 - NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

NOAA expedition discovers ship’s timepiece silent for two centuries
April 23 - NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

'Virtual explorers' invited to the depths of the Gulf of Mexico on NOAA expedition
April 10 - NOAA News

Meadows Center brings live shipwreck exploration to San Marcos exit icon
April 8 - Texas State University

Three mystery ships to be explored off Galveston exit icon
April - Texas A & M University - Gavelston


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

Ocean Exploration Advisory Board Application period now closed.
November 2

Outside magazine featured the Submarine Ring of Fire 2012: NE Lau Basin cruise in their Adventure Lab section. exit icon
July 18 -

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

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. exit icon
August 17 - NOAA Oceanographic Partnership Program

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

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer finds a wreck and a lot of life in the Northern Gulf of Mexico waters! (pdf, 82 kb)
May 24 - NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

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

New Ocean Exploration Command Center installed at Stennis Space Center
April 19 - National Coastal Data Development Center

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.
April 19 - NOAA News

Hawai'i Undersea Research Laboratory Launches Deep-Sea Animal Guide exit icon
August 10 - University of Hawai'i at Manoa

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!
March 19 - NOAA Okeanos Explorer

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