Expeditions & Blogs

Expedition to the Northern Galápagos Islands

May 14 to June 20, 2010
Follow researchers to the Galápagos for a month of sea-floor mapping and rock sample collection.

Polar Discovery: Penguins & Lava Flows

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.

Dive and Discover: Galápagos Islands

August 23 to September 24, 2001
Explore the undersea volcanic slopes of the remote Galápagos islands of Fernandina and Isabela.

Polar Discovery: Arctic Seafloor

July 1-Aug. 10, 2007
Polar Discovery takes you to the Gakkel Ridge where new underwater vehicles study the Arctic seafloor.

Dive and Discover: New England Seamounts

Journey to the New England Seamounts, a chain of extinct, undersea volcanoes about 500 miles off the east coast of North America.

Dive and Discover: East Pacific Rise

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.

Dive and Discover: South Atlantic

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.

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