Page: Grantee Spotlight

MATE ROV Competition SOI is a proud sponsor of MATE ROV and provided funds for the 20th-anniversary championship this year and award money for the winning teams.  In addition, SOI’s Expedition and Community Outreach Specialist, Hannah Nolan, traveled to Long Beach, CA, to be a product demonstration judge in the 20th Anniversary MATE ROV World … Continued

Page: Science Strides

Biodiverse Borderlands Update In 2021, R/V Falkor helped scientists from Scripps investigate the effects of a historic DDT dumping site off the coast of Los Angeles. Dr. David Valentine from UC Santa Barbara first confirmed the existence of the DDT dumpsite in 2020, which scientists and historians had suspected the presence of for the past … Continued

Page: SOI Progress Report

R/V Falkor (too) Refit R/V Falkor (too) is in the final stage of its refit and has left dry dock where, amongst other things, a 19.5 meter-long, 32-ton gondola (one of the largest of its kind) was welded to the hull. Additionally, the ship’s hull was painted and is now a beautiful SOI blue! The … Continued

Log Post: World Listening Day – Listening to the Ocean

Today is World Listening Day, which we celebrate on R. Murray Schafer’s birthday,  a composer credited with co-founding the field of acoustic ecology. The day is a reminder to listen to the incredible world around us. This year’s theme is “Listening Across Boundaries,” inviting us to consider listening across cultures and branches of knowledge, as … Continued

News: Science Communications Student Internship

Location: Remote – The student must be based in the United States or Canada       Hours: 10-15 Hours per Week Application Deadline: 12 August 2022 Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) is a U.S. non-profit private operating foundation (www.schmidtocean.org) established in March 2009 to advance the frontiers of global marine research by providing state-of-the-art operational, technological, and … Continued

Publication: Holland, N., Hiley, A., and Rouse, G. (2022). A new species of deep-sea torquaratorid enteropneust (Hemichordata): A sequential hermaphrodite with exceptionally wide lips. Invertebrate Biology, doi: 10.111/ivb.12379. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS with support from SOI]. 

Holland, N., Hiley, A., and Rouse, G. (2022). A new species of deep-sea torquaratorid enteropneust (Hemichordata): A sequential hermaphrodite with exceptionally wide lips. Invertebrate Biology, doi: 10.111/ivb.12379. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS with support from SOI].