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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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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Featured Expeditions

Featured Videos

Sampling Around Methane Seeps

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Time-lapse of Processing Mud Samples

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Diving for Details

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Exploring Deepwater Ecosystems with eDNA

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