Person: Gustavo Ramírez

Dr. Gustavo A. Ramírez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the California State University, Los Angeles where he leads a bioinformatics and microbial ecology research group. Gustavo holds a B.S. in Microbiology from the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and a Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography from the University of Southern … Continued

Page: How to Apply for Ship-to-Shores – Setting the Course 2023

 Hannah Nolan shares information on the revamped Ship-to-Shore Program, including what to expect, possible topics, the various formats, the rollout strategy, and how to apply. How to Apply for Ship-to-Shores Waypoint 1 with Hannah Nolan (moderated by Allison Miller) SOI’s Ship-to-Shore program is a virtual field trip that allows people to connect with scientists … Continued

Page: How to Apply for Ship Time II Berths of Opportunity & Artists-at-Sea

 Hannah Nolan provides an overview of two popular SOI programs—Berths of Opportunity and the Artist-at-Sea. Watch to learn about the purpose of both programs, past highlights, how to apply, and what to expect. How to Apply for Ship Time II Berths of Opportunity & Artists-at-Sea Waypoint 1 with Hannah Nolan (moderated by Allison Miller) … Continued

Page: How to Apply for Ship Time I Scientists & Technologists – Setting the Course 2023

 Leonard Pace discusses SOI’s new submission process for Expressions of Interest for ship time for scientists and technologists, the updated proposal review process, and other key guidelines. See more here. Q&A Session Recordings Waypoint 1 with Dr. Jyotika Virmani & Leonard Pace (moderated by Allison Miller) This informative session addressed questions concerning the call … Continued

Page: Welcome Aboard Research Vessel Falkor (too) – Setting the Course 2023

 Join Eric King for a tour through our new vessel, including stops at the multiple science labs and Mission Control Room, Aft Deck, the Outdoor Lounge, the Main Deck, the Hangar and Moonpool, and common spaces. Q&A Session Recordings Waypoint 1 with Eric King (moderated by Allison Miller) Don’t miss out on the opportunity … Continued

News: Scientists Use New Technology to Examine Health of Deep-Sea Corals, Find Suspected New Species

Multidisciplinary team of scientists utilizes new technology, SOLARIS, to determine health of Puerto Rican deep-sea corals Video and photos available here. CONTACT: Carlie Wiener (808) 628-8666 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Scientists aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor (too) have returned from an expedition to study the impact of climate change on deep water … Continued

Page: What’s New at SOI – Setting the Course 2023

 Dr. Jyotika Virmani provides an overview of the 2023 symposium format, the symposium topics, our new vessel acquisition, our ten-year Strategic Framework, and other new directions. Q&A Session Recordings Waypoint 1 with Dr. Jyotika Virmani (moderated by Allison Miller) Want to learn more about the Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) and the future of ocean … Continued


OVERVIEW Our 2023 virtual symposium, Setting the Course, took place in the form of a webinar series on April 12 and 13, with live Question & Answer (Q&A) discussions for each of five topics, providing the community an opportunity to ask questions regarding these exciting updates and changes. For each subject, an informational video was … Continued

Log Post: Coral Reefs – Our Ocean’s Bastions

Hola! My name is Biajani Gonzalez, I recently graduated as an electrical engineering student and will start my graduate studies in physical oceanography this coming fall. As a Puerto Rican, my life experience in the Caribbean— the impact climate change has had on our region, lives, and sustainability— has driven me to purposefully research oceans … Continued

Log Post: Engineering Ocean Sensors

Traducción al español disponible a continuación Consider our human sensors, the eyes. Take a look around you, the intensity, color and depth of the features they capture help us better understand the world and our place in it. Despite this perceived acuity, however, our eyes are quite limited in many ways in their ability to … Continued