Technology /

11,000 Meters Under the Sea – Meet Schmidt Ocean Institute’s New Landers: Part One

Picture an underwater elevator with the ground floor almost seven miles below the ocean surface. Last week, Schmidt Ocean Institute in collaboration with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) finished...

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Cruises /

Third Student Cruise Completed

To learn more about this unique series of expeditions, please visit the project page. For details about the research conducted and links to the Cruise Log and Expedition Map, please...

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General /

Loss of Nereus

Those of us at Schmidt Ocean Institute, along with many in the scientific community, awakened to sad news on Saturday. Nereus, the only active vehicle capable of exploring the deepest...

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Outreach, R/V Falkor /

New York Times article features Schmidt Ocean Institute

A front page New York Times article about the “personal, anti-bureaucratic, inspirational” world of modern science philanthropy features Schmidt Ocean Institute and founders Eric and Wendy Schmidt. An accompanying online...

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Outreach /

Ocean Sciences 2014

At the February, 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, Schmidt Ocean Institute Had: An Exhibit Booth:  SOI handed out informational materials, pens, and pins. A Panel Discussion: SOI Director of...

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