About OER

About OER

Learn about the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, the nation's only federal organization dedicated to exploring the global ocean.

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Ocean Exploration Funding Opportunity

Ocean Exploration Funding Opportunity

OER has published its 2019 Notice of Funding Opportunity for Ocean Exploration.

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Data and Results

Data & Results

Access diverse scientific data, video, images, documents, and other information associated with office-supported ocean exploration expeditions.

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For Educators

For Educators

Find educational materials and professional development opportunities for educators designed to enhance ocean literacy.

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Recent Expeditions

Recent Video Highlights

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Windows to the Deep 2018:
Dive 16: What Just Happened?

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Windows to the Deep 2018:
Dive 15: Jellyfish

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Windows to the Deep 2018:
Dive 15: Octopus’s Garden

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Windows to the Deep 2018:
Dive 14: Seafloor Smorgasbord

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