Expeditions & Blogs
May 14 to June 20, 2010
Follow researchers to the Galápagos for a month of sea-floor mapping and rock sample collection.
November 26 - December 23, 2007
Follow a team of scientists as they tackle the geology of 300,000-year-old lava flows high on Mount Morning.
August 23 to September 24, 2001
Explore the undersea volcanic slopes of the remote Galápagos islands of Fernandina and Isabela.
July 1-Aug. 10, 2007
Polar Discovery takes you to the Gakkel Ridge where new underwater vehicles study the Arctic seafloor.
Journey to the New England Seamounts, a chain of extinct, undersea volcanoes about 500 miles off the east coast of North America.
Jan 27–Feb 8, 2000
Travel about 500 miles south of Manzanillo, Mexico to the crest of the East Pacific Rise, a volcanic ridge where the crust of the Earth is being constantly created.
March 24 to May 10, 2000
Follow researchers in the South Atlantic where they use underwater robots prowl a little-explored stretch of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.