Windows to the Deep 2018: Exploration of the Southeast U.S. Continental Margin

Mission Overview

From May 22 through July 2, 2018, NOAA and partners will conduct a two-part, telepresence-enabled ocean exploration expedition on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer to collect critical baseline information about unknown and poorly understood deepwater areas of the Southeastern United States.

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Video Highlights

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Dive 03: Who Will Back Off First?

Here comes a deepwater hermit crab (family Parapaguridae).

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Dive 02: Water Column Waltz

During Dive 02, the team conducted midwater transects.

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Dive 01: Brittle Star Breaststroke

Brittle star seen swimming through the water column.

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