On December 8, NOAA Ocean Exploration completed the final expedition of 2023 on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer. The ship will undergo repairs and testing through March 2024 before transiting to the Hawaiian Islands at the end of April where we will begin work in the central Pacific region. Stay tuned for information on our 2024 expedition plans!
NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is the only federal vessel dedicated to exploring our largely unknown ocean for the purpose of discovery and the advancement of knowledge about the deep ocean.Read more
NOAA Ocean Exploration is seeking a Pacific Islands science advisor to support an upcoming campaign to map and explore Pacific Island deepwater areas.Read more
From scientists and students to members of the general public, learn how to get involved with expeditions led by NOAA Ocean Exploration on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer.Read more