Map of locations of plankton collections in the North Pacific from the COPEPOD Database.  The ellipse highlights a region that has been historically under sampled – until now.

Map of locations of plankton collections in the North Pacific from the COPEPOD Database.  The ellipse highlights a region that has been historically under sampled – until now. Image courtesy of NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, COPEPOD Database.

 

Related Links

NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer

Okeanos Explorer: EX1006 Expedition 2010

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery