The Monitor 2001 Expedition is being conducted jointly by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the U.S. Navy and The Mariners Museum.
NOAA research dives during Phases I and III will be conducted by NOAA, the National Undersea Research Center at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, the Maritime Studies Program at East Carolina University, and the Cambrian Foundation.
Primary funding for the expedition was awarded by the Department of Defense Legacy Resource Management Program, with additional funding from NOAAs Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Office of Ocean Exploration. Conservation and exhibition funding and support is being provided by The Mariners Museum.
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