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Media Contact

Katie Wagner
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research
1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Office: (301) 734 - 1008


Media Releases and Advisories

Media releases and advisories distributed by OER and partners regarding missions, opportunities, and discoveries pertaining to OER-supported expeditions.


OER 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.


Ocean Exploration News

Ocean exploration is a dynamic and exciting field. New discoveries and explorations, advances in technology, and important findings in deep-ocean science happen every day. The items on this page capture big news in ocean exploration, not just at NOAA, but around the field.