“The purpose of this ship, as she leaves on her various missions, is to communicate about the science of the oceans to people so that they can care about it. We can’t take care of something that we don’t understand and we can’t care if we don’t know.”

– Wendy Schmidt, March 6, 2012.

Ship-to-Shore Connections

Connect with the science party and crew on Research Vessel Falkor to learn about the science being conducted, tour the ship, and ask questions during our expeditions.

Ask A Scientist

Connect with the science party and crew on Research VesselĀ Falkor and ask a question about the science being conducted.

Careers at Sea

Learn about job opportunities involving the ocean and how the crew on research vessel Falkor got their start.

Ocean Resources

Bring important ocean learning to your classroom. Check out our favorite lessons and resources to help your students learn about the ocean.