October 16 – November 15
Windows to the Deep 2021
Starting in Charleston, SC and ending in Cape Canaveral, FL, our ROV team will be exploring the Blake Plateau off the Southeast United States with ROV Deep Discoverer and ROV Seirios aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer. Dive sites are expected to include deep-sea coral and sponge habitats, midwater habitats, biogenic mounds, unique geologic features, and other poorly understood deepwater habitats.
February 15 – February 26
Starting in Pascagoula, MS and ending in Cape Canaveral, FL, the GFOE team will be conducting sea trials aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer after a couple of months of updates to ROV Deep Discoverer and ROV Seirios.