In 2008, Dr. Robert Ballard founded the Ocean Exploration Trust. It’s purpose: to fund ocean exploration. The program’s international expeditions take place on the Exploration Vessel… 89 more words
7 hours, 59 minutes
Three by M.E./Rhymes of the Times
1. Haunted house.
2. Dark bat cave.
3. In the deep blue sea.
One more creepy
discovered underwater creature.
1 day, 11 hours
A Fools Ginger
Started this doodle by the pool because it was just so nice out today! I have always had a fascination with those old brass suits. Also throwing in a picture of my seamonster sketch. 9 more words
3 days, 4 hours
Water Column News
A beautifully animated video of the fate of a whale after its death.
Little is known about poetically named “whale falls” as they commonly occur between 2000 – 6000 m where only the most elite of submersibles can venture. 23 more words
5 days, 11 hours
The Cambrian Mammal
And the deep sea surprises us yet again (photos of the type specimen of Dendrogramma enigmatica from Just et al. ).
I totally ignored the original hype about these beasties. 746 more words
Laura is preparing to embark on the RV Celtic Explorer this month, as part of the first Atlantic Summer School – a cross national collaboration between… 94 more words
1 week, 4 days
Corner of the Cabinet
On November 7, 2007 a Shell Oil Company ROV team was working to retrieve drilling equipment on the seabed near the Perdido project in the Gulf of Mexico… 718 more words
1 week, 5 days