NOAA Ocean Exploration Operations on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer

Control room on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer

The control room on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer during a remotely operated vehicle dive.


In Port: Seward, Alaska

September 14 - 23, 2023

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is now in Seward, Alaska, following the successful completion of the Seascape Alaska 5: Gulf of Alaska Remotely Operated Vehicle Exploration and Mapping expedition. While in Seward, NOAA Ocean Exploration will work with partners to co-host the 2023 Seward Marine Science Symposium before commencing the sixth and final expedition in the Seascape Alaska series, which will include mapping operations as the ship makes its way from the Gulf of Alaska to San Fransico, California.

About the Ship

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer

Meet the Ship

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.

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