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Singapore Preparation - Megatera Video 1

May 24, 2015

Singapore Preparation - Megatera Video 1

Interviews and insights showing Falkor's preparation for the Megatera cruise while in Singapore.

The Plan

May 23, 2015

The Plan

Planning and expectations for the Mentawai Gap-Tsunami Earthquake Risk Assessment expedition are set.

Sharing Science with Students

May 22, 2015

Sharing Science with Students

Scientists from the Unlocking Tsunami Secrets cruise answer questions from students in Singapore.

Got Data - Schmidt Ocean Institute Does

May 13, 2015

Got Data - Schmidt Ocean Institute Does

This month Schmidt Ocean Institute made history, as the only privately funded vessel to become part of the Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R) online data system.

Mission Possible: Supercomputing at Sea

May 06, 2015

Mission Possible: Supercomputing at Sea

In January, Schmidt Ocean Institute installed a cluster of interconnected high-performance computers on board Falkor, making her the first research vessel with a super computing system available to scientists during research

Reflections at Voyage End

May 03, 2015

Reflections at Voyage End

It has now been 25 days since we all boarded Falkor in Broome, Western Australia, and it is hard to appreciate that our cruise ends tomorrow in Darwin, the Northern Territory of Australia

Heading home … some initial thoughts on science findings after three weeks at sea

May 02, 2015

Heading home … some initial thoughts on science findings after three weeks at sea

After 23 days at sea we are now in the middle of our two and a half day transit from Scott Reef to Darwin.  Over the past three days we have successfully recovered the instruments we deployed almost three weeks ago

Until next time….

May 01, 2015

Until next time….

With most of the equipment now down loaded and packed away, scientist and crew are starting to reflect on the research and thinking about the long steam to Darwin (about 50 hours).

Coral diversity in more depth

April 30, 2015

Coral diversity in more depth

Scott Reef’s shallow areas support at least 230 species of scleractinian (hard) corals. Taxonomists who have collected samples at Scott Reef in previous years estimate a range of 250-300 reef building coral species across the shallow reef areas

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NEW: Opportunities for Students to Sail aboard Falk ...

Schmidt Ocean Institute seeks to provide undergraduate and graduate students with a chance to take part in meaningful scientific research in coordination with our ogranization and the principal investigators leading research projects. Bert ...

New SeaFloorExplore App Features Coordinated Roboti ...

Scott Reef may be extremely remote—some 400 kilometers north from Broome in the Timor Sea, but now anyone can view the reef and sea floor on their phone, iPad or computer. ...

Vice-President Wendy Schmidt gives the Presidential ...

Watch Co-Founder and Vice-President Wendy Schmidt's talk for AGU's Presidential Forum in San Francisco . ...

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