Welcome! We are excited to have you participate in expeditions on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer with the NOAA Office of Exploration and Research! Below are some links necessary to participate in expeditions either from shore or while sailing aboard the Okeanos Explorer.
Learn about planned expeditions for October 2018 - September 2019, during which a team of NOAA and external partners will conduct multiple expeditions to map and explore poorly known deepwater areas across the North Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.Learn more
Learn about the principles of ocean exploration, science equipment and capabilities, remote science participation via telepresence, engagement activities, and expedition data access associated with the Okeanos.Learn more
Through the use of telepresence, far more people are able to participate in Okeanos expeditions than with a more “traditional” research cruise, providing many opportunities to get involved. Visit this page to learn more about how to get involved in the two primary types of Okeanos cruises conducted – mapping exploration and remotely operated vehicle cruises.Learn more