General /

Invisible Plastics in the Gyre

In recent years there has been growing attention paid to the accumulation of plastic waste in the ocean, but the focus has been on relatively large chunks of plastic. But...

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General /

Hawaii Research Symposium

On November 1-2, 2013, at the Royal Hawaiian Resort in Honolulu, Schmidt Ocean Institute will hold its first research symposium. The theme will be: “Accelerating the Pace of Ocean Science...

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Cruises /

Open Ocean to Inner Sea: The Dynamics of Hypoxia on the West Coast of Canada

From August 18th to September 18th, Canadian researchers working aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor will be studying low-oxygen, acidic waters that form naturally in the deep sea off...

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R/V Falkor /

Falkor’s First Visit to San Francisco

On July 28th, after making her first passage through the Panama Canal, Schmidt Ocean Institute’s 272-foot research vessel Falkor made its way beneath the Golden Gate Bridge and into San...

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R/V Falkor /

Serendipitous Side Trip

The Falkor team completed the first-ever high-resolution map of deep reefs near the island of Roatan in Honduras. This new resource can be used fro many purposes, including to aid...

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