In 2009, Nereus was the new $5 million hybrid-transformer-multipurpose-all knowing-swiss army knife of deep-sea research from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Nereus, primarily funded by NSF (…View More Nereus confirmed lost
It goes without saying that many generations of Marine Biologists owe a bit of their inspiration and success to Big J. Either from his work…View More Cousteau Cocktails
This post originally appeared on DSN exactly one year ago. In honor of cocktail week, I am reposting it again here for your reading pleasure.…View More Mixology of Water Masses
Every year, the world’s largest fish gathers to feed (and feed, and FEED) in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo in eastern Yucatan, in numbers larger…View More TGIF – Magical Quintana Roo
Happy World Oceans Day folks! The theme for this years WOD is “We all have the power to protect the oceans” and there are events…View More For World Oceans Day: the Deepsea Challenger
Ever dreamed of owning your own ship? Sail the seven seas? Pillage? Adventure? Explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, boldly…View More Building Spanish Galleons 101
People come up with all sorts of wacky ideas to explore the oceans. And here is another one of those ideas. Meet the Polar Pod,…View More Is this Polar Pod genius or just plain insanity?
Love, love, love, love this video. Marine scientist Cassandra Brooks strapped a camera to the front of NSF’s icebreaker the Nathaniel B. Palmer as it…View More Break through 2 months of Antarctic sea ice in 5 minutes
Art and science. Their paths don’t always cross, but when they do the results can be absolutely stunning. And this is exactly why I am…View More New field blog: Imaging the Arctic
We have a fashion emergency. White after labor day? No. Horizontal stripes? Not exactly. Wardrobe malfunction? Definitely No. Too much skin showing at the Grammys…View More Quick! Someone call the Fashion Police.