Seattle Port Event 2023: Explore With Us

On April 29, 2023, NOAA Ocean Exploration will spearhead a public port event in Seattle, Washington, in conjunction with regional NOAA entities. The port event will provide the public the chance to tour NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer and get a close-up look at the remotely operated vehicles used to explore the seafloor and water column, and to see deep-sea specimens, newly created bathymetric maps, and videos from past expeditions. NOAA scientists from the region will be on hand alongside the expedition team to answer questions and share their work. There will also be informational tables and family-friendly educational activities. Note that close-toed shoes must be worn in order to tour the ship.

Date: Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT

Location: Pier 46, Seattle, Washington. Entrance is by the intersection of Alaskan Way South and South Jackson Street. Follow signs to the event.

Explore with us flyer of the free public event on Saturday April 29, 2023 at Pier 46 in Seattle

Background: In 2023, NOAA Ocean Exploration will spend over 160 days at sea aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer while exploring the waters off the U.S. West Coast and Alaska. From the end of March through April, NOAA Ocean Exploration will conduct shakedown mapping and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) diving operations along the U.S. West Coast before transiting to Alaska and spending the majority of the field season in Alaskan waters and throughout the Aleutian Islands.

Published April 5, 2023
Relevant Expedition: 2023 Shakedown + EXPRESS West Coast Exploration