NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research Updates

Check this page to learn more about what is happening in the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, including recent accomplishments and announcements as well as information about upcoming events and activities. Or, visit the archive for past updates.

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  • National Ocean Exploration Forum, October 20 - 21, 2017

    October 17, 2017

    On the weekend of October 21-22, 2017, experts in ocean exploration and data science will come together for the annual National Ocean Exploration Forum at the University of California San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute. The goal of the Forum, titled Ocean Exploration in a Sea of Data, is to move the way we experience ocean exploration data into the future.

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  • Ocean Exploration Celebration: October 1, 2017

    September 19, 2017

    Come celebrate ocean exploration with us! On October 1, 2017, we invite you to a very special opportunity to come tour two of the most technologically advanced research and exploration vessels in the world. Both Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor and NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will be docked at the University of Hawaii Marine Center - Pier 35, Honolulu, Hawaii, celebrating recent exploration activities and preparing for upcoming expeditions.

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  • OER Launches Octonauts Corner Webpage

    April 21, 2017

    On April 19, the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research launched the Ocotnauts Corner webpage. On this webpage, visitors can download Creature Cards (educational coloring sheets) and a Deep Sea Creature Chart and view related videos from Okeanos Explorer expeditions.

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  • From Surface to Seafloor: Exploration of the Water Column

    March 6, 2017

    On March 4-5, 2018, the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) and the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research & Technology hosted a workshop, From Surface to Seafloor: Exploration of the Water Column.

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  • National Ocean Exploration Forum 2015 and 2016 Reports Available

    February 27, 2017

    The final reports from the 2015 and 2016 National Ocean Exploration Forums are now available.

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