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Voyages of Discovery: NOAA's Okeanos Explorer Okeanos Explorer
Deep Sea Discoveries (Webcast)
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Date: August 5, 2010
Running Time: 00:27:04
In this program, we connect live with marine scientists at the Okeanos' Exploration Command Center in Seattle, learn about the mission's latest discoveries and see new video of some of the amazing animals they've encountered on their mission. Look over the shoulders of ocean explorers as they map and send ... More »
The Okeanos Explorer is the first vessel in the fleet of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to be dedicated solely to exploration and discovery missions. It's equipped with a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), sophisticated multibeam sonar technology for mapping the sea floor as deep as 6000 meters (nearly 20,000 feet), ... More »