Virtual - Interactive Expeditions
Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park
How is a national treasure being reshaped by the changing climate? Help scientists search for clues in Acadia National Park.
South America - Icons of the Amazon: Jaguars, pumas, parrots and peccaries in Peru
This expedition to volunteer in South America will take you to a remote and beautiful biodiversity hotspot of the Amazon basin. As part of a small international team, you will experience living and working in the jungle together with local biologists
Tracking Sea Turtles in the Bahamas
TRACKING SEA TURTLES IN THE BAHAMAS Where do endangered sea turtles thrive? Help scientists find out and protect these critical habitats.
Spring Wolves & Bears Expedition
In the spring, bears are waking up from their long winter naps. Wolves are active around dens with their pups. Bison are venturing out with their rusty colored calves. Foxes are teaching their kits to hunt and pounce. The landscape abounds with feath
2017 Sistema Cheve Expedition
The expedition will stage out of Austin, Texas the first week of February of 2017 and will be in the field for three months. The primary objective of the expedition in March 2017 will be to establish subterranean Camp 4 in the air-filled tunnels beyo
UTD Cave Exploration Project—Guangxi, China
October 14-21, 2017 an international team of UTD Cave explorers will continue the exploration of this area. Our mission will be to: Exploring new cave sites, laying line (permanant and exploration) in them, surveying and building diving maps Se
TD Wreck Exploration Project— Musandam, Oman and East Coast UAE
In May of 2017 an international team of UTD Wreck Explorers will participate in the first of many expedition of the Musandam Peninsula and the East Coast of UAE (Dibba Area). Our mission will be to: Explore and survey known and new wreck sites, la
Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes
The Mission of CW3E is to provide 21st Century water cycle science technology and outreach to support effective policies and practices that address the impacts of extreme weather and water events on the environment, people and the economy of Western
Ice Shelf Vibrations
A principal goal of this project is to quantitatively assess the spatial characteristics of the strain response of the Ross Ice Shelf (RIS) to the ocean gravity wave spectrum through an annual cycle. Changes in the ocean environment due to a changing
US GO Ship 2016
This expedition is known as the 2016 I08S by the oceanographers and it is part of the GO-SHIP program. GO-SHIP??? Are you curious to know what is GO-SHIP? Take a look in our next post. In the 2016 I08S, we have participants and principal investiga
Northern Neighbors: Transboundary Exploration of Deepwater Communities
a team of scientists aboard NOAA Ship Henry Bigelow will spend 15 days at sea exploring canyon and slope habitats off the coast of the Northeast U.S. and Canada and sites in the Gulf of Maine with the Canadian remotely operated vehicle, ROPOS
2017 Laulima O Ka Moana: Exploring Deep Monument Waters Around Johnston Atoll
From July 7 to August 2, NOAA and partners will conduct an expedition on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer to continue collecting critical baseline information about unknown and poorly known deep water areas in the Johnston Atoll Unit of the Pacific Remote
12th Jiabong Caving Exploration
A few kilometers drive from the Catbalogan, the capital of Samar lays the Municipality of Jiabong known to be the Mussels Capital of Samar. It is rich in natural resources and a great haven of real, exciting and extreme adventure. Behind its fast fac
Spring 2017 Mammoth Cave
The forest is bursting with color, wildlife is becoming more active and the cave continues its powerful pull in luring people to explore beneath the woodland.
Birds of Prey
Soaring, reeling, surveying the ground from high in the sky. Come learn why these birds are such colorful characters as you spend the evening with guest speaker Ben Woodruff of Sky Masters and his feisty flock. Believe us, the feathers will fly tonig
Rocks and Caves
Caves vary dramatically in their appearance based almost exclusively on the type of rocks the caves are located in. Limestone caves are usually very ornate in their formations, whereas lava tubes and undersea caves are usually quite plain as they ar
Energy Expenditure in Cavers
The aim of this study was to determine the energy expenditure of a group of cavers of both genders and different ages and experience during a 10 hour subterranean exploration, using portable metabolimeters. The impact of caving activity on body compo
2017 Nautilus Expedition
The 2017 Nautilus Expedition will launch the third year of exploration in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, and will be one of the most extensive seasons to date. From May to November, Nautilus will document and survey unexplored regions from British Columb
Dynamic Observations of the Microstructural Evolution of Firn
We will drill an 80-meter firn core at Summit, Greenland and transport it to Dartmouth University. After the field expedition, Steve will work with the team at the university, where we will perform experiments to observe changes based on temperature
The team plans to map over 7000 km² over four days along a portion of the unmapped Johnston Seamount group, where at least three unexplored seamounts will be investigated. Scientists will perform multibeam mapping as well as sub-bottom and magnetics
Sea to Space Particle Investigation
The Sea to Space Particle Investigation cruise will aim to improve the accuracy of particle size distribution products gathered from satellite and remote-sensing data records. These records contain critical information that can improve our understand
Microplastics of the Alaskan Gulf
The Abyssal Plain is considered the largest ecosystem on Earth and a major setting for vast amounts of biodiversity. The deep sea is full of life with a wide ranging number of species; however, we know very little about them. We can not begin to prot
Some of the Ocean’s most iconic and alien-looking species are found in the Bathyal zone, 800 to 4000 meters deep. Known as the midnight zone due to its complete darkness, strange bioluminescent organisms, beings with huge teeth, and other bizarre a
Unraveling Ancient Sea Level Secrets
Climate change is placing increasing pressure on coastal regions. Scientists around the globe are trying to piece together what the Earth could be like in the future under a changing climate and one key part of the puzzle is sea level rise. Global me
RADseq provides evidence for parallel ecotypic divergence in the autotetraploid Cochlearia officinalis in Northern Norway
Speciation encompasses a continuum over time from freely interbreeding populations to reproductively isolated species. Along this process, ecotypes – the result of local adaptation – may be on the road to new species. We investigated whether thre
Glacimarine Environments
The glacimarine environment is that part of the world's seas that is affected by glaciers and ice sheets, which influence the ocean system through the delivery of sediments, meltwater and icebergs. Glacier-marine interactions are especially important
European Climb 2016
Meteora famous for its monasteries is also one of the most famous rock climbing sites in Greece and offers rock climbing on conglomerate rock of huge pinnacles; on top of some of these pinnacles are actually these medieval monasteries. Meteora is a g
Kilimanjaro Climb: Lemosho Crater Route
The Lemosho Crater Route is our most popular route due to its beauty, the long acclimatization time, and the excitement of spending an overnight at 18,800 feet inside the crater on Kilimanjaro. The nine day route takes us from the west across the Shi
Machame Route
The Machame route starts above the picturesque mountain village of Machame on the south side of Kilimanjaro. After passing through the forest and into the moorland zone, we clamber up and over some rocks and eventually emerge onto the Shira Plateau.
Rongai Route
The Rongai route passes through lush farmland and pine and cypress forests before ascending into the rainforest where you may see troupes of black and white colobus monkeys. In the higher moorland zone we enjoy views of the Kenyan plains rich with ga
Annapurna 1 Expedition spring 2018
A French Expedition led by Maurice Herzog explored the Kali Gandaki valley in 1950. After descending Dhaulagiri which was too difficult, they turned their attention to combing Annapurna. Hampered by inaccurate maps, they spent considerable time and e
Churen Himal 7371m. Expedition autumn 2017
Mount Churen is among the seventh series' mountain in the Dhaulgiri range. It has three pinnacles, which are called; Churen west 7371m., Churen central 7375m and Churen north 7371m; and among which the central is remembered to the chief one. Route
Dorje Lakpa Expedition
Mount Dorje Lakpa is situated in the east of the Langtang valley and South to Mount Shishapangma of Tibet. One should have proper technique to walk on ice and should envisage favorable places for rope fixing. Doing so helps us to accomplish our expe
Kang Guru Expedition
Mount Kang guru is mostly known for causing catastrophes like avalanches in the Nepalese Himalayas. On October 20, 2005, a powder-snow avalanche, resulted from several hours of heavy snowfall, plowed into a French expedition's base camp, sweep away a
Cetacean monitoring program
Monitoring of the offshore and coastal seas has historically been carried out at fixed estuarine and coastal sites during periodic surveys. Although providing good spatial coverage, sampling frequency is unable to resolve temporal variability adequat
NPWS - Sea Bird monitoring program and seal monitoring initiative
Many of these monitoring programs rely heavily on volunteer input. Without such generous assistance the quality and breadth of Ireland’s bird monitoring programs past and future would be compromised. The Irish Wetland Bird Survey (I-WeBS) is the pr
EMODnet Biology
EMODnet Biology provides free access to data on the temporal and spatial distribution of marine species and species traits from all European regional seas. EMODnet Biology recognises that everyone collecting data and information on the distribution o
MMMPA (Monitorning Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas)
MMMPA aims to train the next generation of MPA scientists and managers, gearing them with a flexible set of skills essential within a wide range of professional environments, including public administration, local authorities, industry and academia.
Sperm Whale conservation
Sperm whales feed mainly on large squid, which they find plunging down to more than 2km depth, where they can stay for over an hour! Sperm whales are the largest of the Odontoceti (toothed whales), measuring up to 18m long and weighing 40 tons. Th
North Sea Expeditions 2017
The North Sea covers an area of 750 000 km2 . Although ranges in depth from 30 to 725 metres, most of the area is quite shallow, with an average depth of only 90 m. It is considered one of the most productive seas in the world, with a broad diversity
The Oceana Ranger is a vital piece of Oceana’s campaign work in Europe. Custom-made in 1986 as a hospital ship, the Oceana Ranger was donated to Oceana by board member Steve McAllister. Since then, its crews have sailed from the Pacific to the Medi
Tara Pacific 2016-2018
The research schooner Tara will leave her home port of Lorient on May 28th 2016 for a new expedition in the Asian Pacific. The boat will sail nearly 100,000 km around the Pacific Ocean for more than two years. The interdisciplinary team of scientists
Expedition Costa Rica
During the summer of 2015, the Program of Maritime Studies of East Carolina conducted a field class in Costa Rica to explore the maritime culture of the settlement of Cahuita and Puerto Viejo located along the nation’s southern Caribbean coast. Stu
UK Challenges
Break away from the stress of modern life as you experience adventure in its purest form. Row against the elements and work with your team to be the driving force behind moving your boat from different locations in the United Kingdom. Push for it, wo
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