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Schmidt Ocean Institue Names 10-Member Advisory Board

SCHMIDT OCEAN INSTITUTE NAMES 10-MEMBER ADVISORY BOARD Panel of International Experts in Science, Maritime Operations, Communications Convened MENLO PARK, Calif. – Nov 17, 2020 — Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today...

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AUSTRALIAN SCIENTISTS DISCOVER 500 METER TALL CORAL REEF IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF–FIRST TO BE DISCOVERED IN OVER 120 YEARS

CAPE YORK, AUSTRALIA – Scientists have discovered a massive detached coral reef in the Great Barrier Reef–the first to be discovered in over 120 years, Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today. Measuring...

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Keeling Curve–World’s Longest-Running Carbon Dioxide Measurement–Receives Continuation Funding from Eric and Wendy Schmidt

$1.45M Grants to Support Keeling Curve, Ocean pH Programs, Key Indicators of Global Warming SAN DIEGO–The Keeling Curve carbon dioxide measurement–the long-term atmospheric measurement that alerted the world to human-induced...

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Australian Scientists Discover New Corals on Most Comprehensive Deep-Sea Study of Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea Marine Parks

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – For the first time, scientists have viewed the deepest regions of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, discovered five undescribed species consisting of black corals and sponges,...

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FIRST COMPLETELY REMOTE AT-SEA SCIENCE EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIA’S CORAL SEA MARINE PARK DISCOVERS NEW CORALS AND POSSIBLE SPECIES NEVER BEFORE SEEN

CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA – Scientists working remotely with Schmidt Ocean Institute, one of the only at-sea ​science expeditions​ to continue operating during the global pandemic, have completed a first look at...

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Schmidt Ocean Institute to Boost Public Understanding of the Ocean Through Expanded Partnership with NOAA

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today that it will formalize and expand its longstanding partnership with NOAA’s Office of Exploration and Research to explore, characterize and map...

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New Species Discovered During Exploration of Abyssal Deep-Sea Canyons off Ningaloo

Unique fauna of the Cape Range and Cloates Canyons off of Ningaloo have been documented at unexplored depths by researchers from the Western Australian Museum aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V...

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Schmidt Ocean Institute Offers Online Educational Science Content for Students

New #SchoolsOutScience identifies homeschooling resources; online content ranges from robotics and engineering games, interactive science lesson plans and livestream of never- before-seen footage of the deep ocean. MENLO PARK, Calif....

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Deep-Sea Coral Gardens and Graveyards Discovered in the Submarine Canyons Off South Western Australia

Stunning ‘gardens’ of deep-sea corals have been discovered in the Bremer Canyon Marine Park by Australian and international scientists during an oceanographic expedition aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor. FREMANTLE,...

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Schmidt Ocean Institute Appoints Dr. Jyotika Virmani as Executive Director

The Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today it has appointed Dr. Jyotika Virmani as its first Executive Director, to lead the global nonprofit in its work to advance the field of...

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