December 13 - 17, 2019 – The Benthic Biology and Ecology Group is heading out to study deep-sea communities in three different environments.
November 15-21, 2019 – The Midwater Ecology Group is studying and collecting midwater animals in conjunction with collaborators from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research and Auckland University.
September 4, 2019 – The R/V Rachel Carson just returned from a successful 18-day mapping expedition at Axial Seamount, off the coast of Oregon.
August 14—20, 2019 – The Bioinspiration Group will be using a new suite of imaging tools and ROV collections to understand the form and function of midwater animals for bioinspired design.
July 24-29, 2019 – Scientist Yui Takeshita led a cruise on the R/V Western Flyer to observe changes in ocean chemistry along the Central California Coast.
July 9-17, 2019 – The Bioluminescence Lab will conduct ROV and scuba dives to study the biochemical, physiological, and genetic adaptations that midwater organisms have evolved to survive and diversify in the deep sea.
June 11-17, 2019 – The Midwater Ecology Group is studying and collecting midwater animals in conjunction with collaborators from the Stanford University and the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
May 30-June 4, 2019 – A fleet of smart, autonomous instruments in parallel with shipboard sampling will give a fuller picture of the behavior and variability of marine life.
April 19 to April 24, 2019 – The Benthic biology and ecology group is heading out to study deep-sea communities in three different environments.
March 8-14, 2019 – The Midwater Ecology Group is measuring oxygen consumption rates of select deep-sea animals using a custom-designed tool, the Midwater Respirometry System (MRS).