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MEGATERA Final Video

June 25, 2015

MEGATERA Final Video

As the MEGATERA expedition comes to a close, explore behind-the-scenes footage, watching the scientists and crew in action, and sharing their excitement in new discoveries.

Finalizing MEGATERA

June 24, 2015

Finalizing MEGATERA

With the successful completion of the MEGATERA research cruise, the massive amounts of data gathered will take time to be studied and analyzed. But certain discoveries and observations stand out and some very promising results are already showing.

A Scotsman Onboard (or the Relevance of the 80's to MEGATERA)

June 20, 2015

A Scotsman Onboard (or the Relevance of the 80's to MEGATERA)

A rundown of daily activities onboard Research Vessel Falkor and plenty of pop culture references.

The Women of MEGATERA

June 19, 2015

The Women of MEGATERA

Meet the women onboard R/V Falkor’s MEGATERA expedition.

Underwater Landslides

June 18, 2015

Underwater Landslides

Material precipitation, like landslides, are called "mass wasting" and can give clues to the cause of geological events.

A Lighthearted Metamorphosis

June 17, 2015

A Lighthearted Metamorphosis

A sailor’s first crossing of the equator leads to a playful commemoration ceremony.

Tsunami Warning Systems

June 16, 2015

Tsunami Warning Systems

The data gleaned by the MEGATERA cruise directly works toward implementing life-saving systems reacting to earthquakes and tsunamis.

When Corals Tell Stories

June 15, 2015

When Corals Tell Stories

Scientists use every clue available to parse out stories from the natural history of earthquakes, including biological clues such as coral growth patterns.

MEGATERA cruise, Week 4 video

June 14, 2015

MEGATERA cruise, Week 4 video

See where (and how) the team on R/V FALKOR has been gathering seismic data on the #MEGATERA cruise.

Announcements

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 ...

Perspectives on Ocean Exploration Documentary

SOI personnel and footage are featured in a new video documentary "Perspectives on Ocean Exploration." ...

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. ...

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