Expedition Directory - Geography
radseq provides evidence for parallel ecotypic divergence in the autotetraploid cochleari...
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 roa...
Duration : Jan 2017 - Jun 2017
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...
Duration : May 2017 - Nov 2017
eyes below the surface: mapping johnston atoll
The team plans to map over 7000 km˛ over four days along a portion of the unmapped Johnston Seamount group, where at least three unexplored seamounts will be investigated. Scientists will perform mult...
Duration : Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
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 cr...
Duration : Jan 2017 - Feb 2017
deep coral diversity at emperor seamount
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 organi...
Duration : Jun 2017 - Jul 2017
east coast mapping
From May 7-May 22, 2014, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will conduct a 16-day mapping expedition beginning in Tampa, Florida, and ending at the ship’s home port of North Kingstown, Rhode Island. Explorato...
Duration : May 2014 - May 2014
atlantic canyons undersea mapping 2012
Between February and August 2012, a team of NOAA and external partners will conduct a mapping ‘blitz’ focused on deepwater canyons off the northeastern seaboard. During this this series of five Atlant...
Duration : Not Available
new england seamount chain exploration
The NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will conduct seafloor and water column mapping operations in the Western North Atlantic Ocean over a portion of the New England Seamount Chain from June 11-29, 2013. Sea...
Duration : Not Available
kicking the tires
Between March 18, 2013, and April 5, 2013, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will be conducting mapping operations within the Western North Atlantic Ocean, between Rhode Island and the U.S.-Canadian territor...
Duration : Not Available
exploration of the gulf of mexico 2014
From April 10 to May 1, a team of scientists and technicians both at-sea and on shore will conduct exploratory investigations on the diversity and distribution of deep-sea habitats and marine life in ...
Duration : Not Available
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'Space Archaeologists' Show Spike in Looting at Egypt's Ancient Sites
Scientists used satellite images to monitor pyramids, tombs and buried cities from 2002 to 2013...
Scientific American
The Woman Who Walked 10,000 Miles (No Exaggeration) in Three Years
A hundred years ago, when Robert Falcon Scott set out for Antarctica on his Terra Nova expedition, his two primary goals were scientific discovery and reaching the geographic South Pole. Arguably, though, Scott was really chasing ...
New atlas shows canyons, lakes and mountains locked under the polar ice
Most atlases don’t bother much with the polar regions. A simple outline of the frozen landmass coloured a nice shade of white usually does the trick. But the new edition of the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World has decided...
Norway's sneaky seismic attack on the Arctic
The Esperanza has been in the Arctic near Svalbard, for a few weeks now and we recently became aware of something urgent and disturbing. A seismic company called Dolphin Geophysical, commissioned by the Norwegian Petroleum Directo...
Geography in the News: The Great Lakes’ Mounting Problems
Recent news about an algae bloom on Lake Erie leading to Toledo, Ohio’s municipal water plants closing is just one of the many problems affecting the Great Lakes. Toledo’s 400,000 people were forced to purchase bottled water for t...
Meltwater from Tibetan glaciers floods pastures
Glaciers are important indicators of climate change. Global warming causes mountain glaciers to melt, which, apart from the shrinking of the Greenlandic and Antarctic ice sheets, is regarded as one of the main causes of the presen...
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NASA-USGS Landsat 8 Satellite Pinpoints Coldest Spots on Earth
What is the coldest place on Earth? It is a high ridge in Antarctica on the East Antarctic Plateau where temperatures in several hollows can dip below minus 133.6 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 92 degrees Celsius) on a clear winter nig...
NASA Breaking News
Massive canyon discovered buried under Greenland ice
A vast gorge in the Earth on the same scale as the Grand Canyon lies buried under ice in Greenland, scientists have learned. The massive hidden canyon is at least 466 miles (740km) long and up to 800 metres (2,600ft) deep in pl...
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Grand Canyon of Greenland discovered under ice sheet
The age of discovery isn't over yet. A colossal canyon, the longest on Earth, has just been found under Greenland's ice sheet, scientists announced Thursday in the journal Science. "You think that everything that could be known...
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