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Dive and Discover Expedition 15: Dark Life at Deep-sea Vents

January 2 to January 22, 2014
Join Expedition 15 this winter as we venture into the Pacific Ocean to examine life in some of the most extreme environments on Earth—deep-sea hydrothermal vents.

Exploring the Inner Space of the Celebes Sea

NOAA's Ocean Explorer: Exploring the Inner Space of the Celebes Sea

September 27 to October 16, 2007
Join Larry Madin, Chief Scientist and WHOI's Director of Research, on an expedition to unexplored waters south of the Philippine Islands, in search of the strange, and possibly unknown, fishes, jellyfish, squids and shrimp that live in the dark deep waters of the Celebes Sea.

Dive and Discover Expedition 11

Dive and Discover Expedition 11 - Gakkel Ridge

July 1 to August 10, 2007
For the first time in the history of humankind, a scientific team will attempt to reach the bottom of the Arctic Ocean to find seafloor hydrothermal vents.