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NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will begin two months of dives using unmanned remotely operated vehicles, or ROVs, to explore marine protected areas in the central Pacific Ocean. Starting on Aug. 1, anyone with an internet connection can virtually explore the deep sea with scientists and researchers from their computer or mobile device.
NOAA scientists Mike Goebel and Doug Krause wear a lot of hats when they travel to the Antarctic Peninsula – at any one time, they are pilots, cameramen, seal studiers, and above all, observers. Both men work are using innovative technologies like unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and Crittercams to study fish and wildlife in one of the most remote locations on the planet. It’s all in a day’s work that they do for NOAA Fisheries’ Southwest Fisheries Science Center’s Antarctic Ecosystem Research Division.
NOAA announced today that it is committing $88,000 in grant and event response funding for Washington state to monitor and analyze an unusually large bloom of toxic algae off its coast.