Mapping The Gaps

Cruise Log

Bailey Ferguson / SOI

An End to an Amazing Journey 

14 November 2019 marks the bittersweet conclusion to my journey on board the Research Vessel Falkor. As we continue to approach the final destination of...

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Bathymetry Mapping and the Moment of Reveal

A major science component of our cruise is to utilize the time in transit from Hawaii to Fiji by mapping the seafloor depth, called bathymetry....

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Sounding the Depths: Seafloor Mapping across the South Pacific

The ocean floor - though it covers the majority of our planet - is still more mysterious to us than our closest astronomical neighbors. While...

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Antonella Wilby / SOI

High-Tech Sensors Prepared to Study Sea Surface Microlayer in Fiji

While mapping the gaps in existing high-resolution bathymetry around the Phoenix Islands Protected Area is the primary scientific objective on this transit from Hawaii to Fiji, R/V Falkor remains...

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Nicholas Yoshioka / SOI

First Experience at Sea

My passion and love for marine biology and oceanography started with simple stories of adventure. Robin J. Cadiz, (or Mr. Cadiz as I referred to...

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Bailey Ferguson / SOI

All Aboard!

I finally made it, and I am thrilled to be on the Research Vessel Falkor as an Artist-At-Sea participant! This experience was of interest to...

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