Vision and Mission
Call for Proposals
R/V Falkor Specifications
R/V Falkor 2015 Cruise Plan
R/V Falkor 2014 Cruise Plan
R/V Falkor 2013 Cruise Plan
R/V Falkor 2012 Cruise Plan
R/V Falkor Street View Tour
R/V Falkor Virtual Tour
Previous Ship - Lone Ranger
11,000 Meters Under the Sea – Meet Schmidt Ocean ...
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Get a first look at the newly built landers for use on R/V Falkor.
Third Student Cruise Completed
Friday, June 13, 2014
To learn more about this unique series of expeditions, please visit the project page. For details about the research cond
Building the World’s Most Advanced Deep-Diving Ro ...
Monday, June 09, 2014
Schmidt Ocean Institute is collaborating with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Deep Submergence Laboratory to design
Schmidt Ocean Institute 2015 Expeditions
Friday, May 16, 2014
Introductions to Schmidt Ocean Institute's 2015 expeditions
Loss of Nereus
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Nereus, the only active vehicle capable of exploring the deepest parts of our oceans, was lost during a mission in the Ke
Revealing the Hidden Papahānaumokuākea Marine Nat ...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands includes a range of critical yet curr
New York Times article features Schmidt Ocean Ins ...
Monday, March 17, 2014
A front page New York Times article about the "personal, anti-bureaucratic, inspirational" world of modern sci
Ocean Sciences 2014
Friday, February 28, 2014
Schmidt Ocean Institute hosted an exhibit booth, a workshop, and tours of R/V Falkor during the 2014 Ocean Sciences Meet
Boston Globe profiles SOI
Monday, January 27, 2014
The Boston Globe has a new feature out about Schmidt Ocean Institute's mission and founding.
Mapping the Demise of the Dinosaurs
Thursday, December 12, 2013
About 65 million years ago, an asteroid or comet crashed into the sea near what is now the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico. B
Schmidt Ocean Institute Announces New HROV Projec ...
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) has begun working with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Deep Submergence Laboratory t
Invisible Plastics in the Gyre
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Falkor's transit to Hawaii has proven an ideal opportunity for studying the concentrations of sub-microscopic bits of pla
Hawaii Research Symposium
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
On November 1st and 2nd, Schmidt Ocean Institute will be holding its first research symposium at the Royal Hawaiian in Ho
Pre-Proposals Invited for Oceanographic Research ...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Schmidt Ocean Institute invites Expressions of Interest in collaborative research cruises on R/V Falkor in 2017. The targ
Axial Seamount Cruise 2013
Friday, September 20, 2013
On September 22, Falkor will begin steaming to the underwater volcano called Axial Seamount for an unprecedented study of
Open Ocean to Inner Sea: the Dynamics of Hypoxia ...
Sunday, August 18, 2013
From August 18th to September 18th, Canadian researchers working aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor
Falkor Visits San Francisco's Exploratorium
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Falkor entered San Francisco for the first time in late June for a visit to the Exploratorium "learning laboratory" and a
Serendipitous Side Trip
Monday, May 27, 2013
The Falkor team has just completed the first-ever high-resolution map of deep reefs near the island of Roatan in Hondura
Nature features Falkor and Schmidt Ocean Institut ...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
March 27, 2013 - Nature published a feature article and an accompanying editorial about R/V Falkor and Schmidt Ocean Inst
Coral Resilience to Climate Change
Monday, January 07, 2013
Dr. Daniel Barshis is leading a research project on the reefs of American Samoa to determine what environment
Long-Term Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Sp ...
Saturday, November 24, 2012
R/V Falkor undertakes a final shakedown science cruise studying ecosystems near the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gu
Sustainability of Reef Fishes and Causes of Harmf ...
Saturday, October 06, 2012
Scientists from Texas A&M University studied the role of artificial reefs in sustaining reef fishes in the Gulf of Mexico
Mapping South Texas Banks
Sunday, September 16, 2012
The Schmidt Ocean Institute flagship research vessel Falkor will focus on refining multibeam echosounder mapping procedu
Deep-Sea Coral Shakedown
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Initial trials of remotely operated underwater research vehicle (ROV) on R/V Falkor in the Gulf of Mexico, August 26 - Se
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