Page: Seafloor Mapping

R/V Falkor is equipped with a suite of the most advanced multibeam sonar systems available to oceanographers. Other Falkor sonar systems are designed to characterize fish and plankton assemblages, to measure currents, and to create images of the rock and sediment patterns found beneath the seafloor. Bathymetry imagery shows a clear difference between shapes showing … Continued

Page: Elevators & Landers

Schmidt Ocean Institute offers a full ocean depth lander or “underwater elevator” for use aboard R/V Falkor to be used independently or in support of Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) operations. View vehicle details here. Greg Rouse prepping a lander camera system. What is a Lander A lander is a versatile mechanical platform used for carrying tools, instruments, … Continued

Page: Privacy and Terms of Service

Privacy Policy Last revised August 8, 2018 Schmidt Ocean Institute is committed to protecting the privacy and rights of our website visitors. This privacy policy is intended to make clear the ways that (“website” or “site”) may collect, store, protect, and use of your information. We will not collect any personal information from you … Continued

Page: Contact Us

How Can We Help YouGeneral InquiriesR/V FalkorProposals / CollaborationsHROV ProgramEmployment - At SeaEmployment - At ShorePress & MediaStudent OpportunitiesShip Tour, Presentations and OutreachShip to Shore ConnectionsAsk a ScientistData InquiriesName*Email* PhoneMesssage*CAPTCHA Questions? View our Frequently Asked Questions Mailing Address Schmidt Ocean Institute 555 Bryant Street #374 Palo Alto, CA 94301 Proposal Mailing List Complete this form to be … Continued

Page: Data

Schmidt Ocean Institute supports open sharing of information about the ocean to stimulate the growth of its applications and user community, and amplify further exploration, discovery, and deeper understanding of our environment. These efforts are supported through partnerships with data management experts in the oceanographic community to enable standards­ compliant sharing of scientific information and data collected during research … Continued

Page: Careers at Sea

The opportunities for jobs involving the ocean are wide and varied, and preparation makes them within reach. When most people think of a career at sea, they may envision a Marine Biologist watching whales, a Captain piloting a large cargo ship, or a scuba diver studying reefs. In reality, there are hundreds of different careers at … Continued

Page: Student Application Process

Overview Application Process Frequently Asked Questions Previous Student Opportunity Participants Applications are now closed for 2019 Student Opportunities program. When Schmidt Ocean Institute is accepting applicants, students must complete an online application and submit all supplemental information indicated below. In addition to application approval, successful applicants will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and have … Continued