Borges de Sousa, J. (2019). Adventures in Mobile Connectivity and Locality: Persistent Robotic Surveys. Invited Oral Presentation to Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
Borges de Sousas, J., Mendes, R., Costa, M., Pinto, J., Dias, P., et. al. (2019). Field Report and Lessons-learned: Exploring Fronts with Multiple Robots, Oral Presentation at Encontro de Oceanografia, Peniche, Portugal.
Schmidt Ocean Institute had a strong presence at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 in a variety of ways. Here is a quick look at some of the numbers: Four spoken presentations about Falkor science (Block, Watling, Babbin, Cordes) Seven posters related to Falkor work (Michel, Baumberger, Babbin x3, Sousa, Wurl) Three spoken presentations by Artists-At-Sea … Continued
The first, essential, feature of this cruise is coral. We start with research scientist Taylor holding a bundle of Desmophyllum. These precious coral samples record the environmental conditions of the ocean at the time their skeletons formed. As we do not (currently) have access to a time machine on R/V Falkor, we rely on using … Continued
German, C., Resing, J., Xu, G., Yeo, I., Walker, S., Devey, C., et. al. (2020). Hydrothermal Activity and Seismicity at Teahitia Seamount: Reactivation of the Society Islands Hotspot? Front. Mar. Sci., 7 (73), doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00073. [This has been published as OPEN ACCESS].
Auscavitch, S., Deere, M., Keller, A., Rotjan, R., Shank, T., and E. Cordes. (2020). Oceanographic Drivers of Deep-sea Coral Species Distribution and Community Assembly on Seamounts, Islands, Atolls, and Reefs within the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. Fron. Mar. Sci., 7, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00042. [This article has been published OPEN ACCESS].
“There are hundreds of species, and each of them has a unique response to what we are doing to the ocean.” Thousands of years of climate history lies hidden in the remains of tiny single-celled planktonic organisms with a perforated chalky shell. In this week’s video update, find out how the #DeepCoralAdventure researchers seek to unlock the … Continued
The Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) is the flagship conference for the ocean sciences and larger ocean-connected community held every two years. Its importance has been bolstered by the approaching UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, beginning in 2021. Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) had a strong presence in OSM 2020 in a variety of … Continued
Nearly five weeks ago I left the quiet and solitude of my studio to embark on this voyage of deep ocean discovery on the invitation of the Schmidt Ocean Institute with R/V Falkor. This gift of an adventure to some of the most remote, most unexplored parts of our biosphere was an unexpected and a … Continued