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Below the Floor

May 27, 2015

Below the Floor

No matter how great the level of detail on the bathymetric data is, it can never show what is below the sea’s bottom, where many clues await. That is why scientists will combine the bathymetric data with seismic reflection profiling.

The Depth’s Shape

May 26, 2015

The Depth’s Shape

Recording new bathymetric data and mapping - exploring the depth and shape of the seafloor - is key to the #MEGATERA research cruise.

Sharpening the Axe

May 25, 2015

Sharpening the Axe

The #MEGATERA cruise is studying geologic processes that create tsunamis, aiming to prepare vulnerable countries and prevent humanitarian disasters.

Singapore Preparation - Megatera Video 1

May 24, 2015

Singapore Preparation - Megatera Video 1

Interviews and insights showing Falkor's preparation for the Megatera cruise while in Singapore.

The Plan

May 23, 2015

The Plan

Planning and expectations for the Mentawai Gap-Tsunami Earthquake Risk Assessment expedition are set.

Sharing Science with Students

May 22, 2015

Sharing Science with Students

Scientists from the Unlocking Tsunami Secrets cruise answer questions from students in Singapore.

Got Data - Schmidt Ocean Institute Does

May 13, 2015

Got Data - Schmidt Ocean Institute Does

This month Schmidt Ocean Institute made history, as the only privately funded vessel to become part of the Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R) online data system.

Mission Possible: Supercomputing at Sea

May 06, 2015

Mission Possible: Supercomputing at Sea

In January, Schmidt Ocean Institute installed a cluster of interconnected high-performance computers on board Falkor, making her the first research vessel with a super computing system available to scientists during research

Reflections at Voyage End

May 03, 2015

Reflections at Voyage End

It has now been 25 days since we all boarded Falkor in Broome, Western Australia, and it is hard to appreciate that our cruise ends tomorrow in Darwin, the Northern Territory of Australia

Announcements

NEW: Opportunities for Students to Sail aboard Falk ...

Schmidt Ocean Institute seeks to provide undergraduate and graduate students with a chance to take part in meaningful scientific research in coordination with our ogranization and the principal investigators leading research projects. Bert ...

New SeaFloorExplore App Features Coordinated Roboti ...

Scott Reef may be extremely remote—some 400 kilometers north from Broome in the Timor Sea, but now anyone can view the reef and sea floor on their phone, iPad or computer. ...

Vice-President Wendy Schmidt gives the Presidential ...

Watch Co-Founder and Vice-President Wendy Schmidt's talk for AGU's Presidential Forum in San Francisco . ...

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