October 30, 2013Falkor's transit to Hawaii has proven an ideal opportunity for studying the concentrations of sub-microscopic bits of plastic that could have significant ecological impacts.
October 21, 2013We have posted videos of talks given at the Schmidt Ocean Institute symposium in Honolulu
October 04, 2013Today is our last day at sea. We are steaming along, and will arrive in Victoria, British Columbia by tomorrow morning. This has been a very challenging, but certainly rewarding trip. Our team managed to accomplish quite a bit.
October 03, 2013Today was going to be the day. I could feel it in my bones and my stomach.
October 02, 2013Though nobody would wish for days on end of weather too rough for ROV dive, there were some benefits to the downtime.
October 01, 2013The weather is finally calming down, so it looks like we may be able to wait it out and get ROPOS back in the water. In the meantime, enjoy this guest post from Lisa Zeigler Allen, our virologist.
September 29, 2013Weather, weather, weather. It has been a major topic of discussion throughout this cruise. We had weather that prevented us from coming out here as early as planned, and then major weather that pretty much blew us out of the water.
September 28, 2013Mother Nature never ceases to amaze me, whether by her amazing underwater volcanoes beneath the surface or her ability to whip up a gale at the surface in mere minutes.
September 27, 2013Today was quite a day with a crazy pace of back-to-back ROV dives to the vents.
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Schmidt Ocean Institute brings scientists from around the world to conduct cutting-edge marine science aboard its globally capable research vessel Falkor...
We have posted videos of talks given at the Schmidt Ocean Institute symposium in Honolulu ...
Schmidt Ocean Institute invites Expressions of Interest in collaborative research cruises on R/V Falkor in 2016. The target region of scientific operations will be determined based on the review of the Expressions of Interest received. ...