Author Archives: NOAA Mission Log

Science as Usual

While our coverage so far has focused on the subsurface monitoring efforts in the Gulf of Mexico, we’re also still going about our everyday science business.  The NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown is currently underway to discover and characterize deep-water … Continue reading

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Video Update on Subsurface Monitoring Progress

NOAA’s Dr. Janet Baran, a Deepwater Horizon oil spill responder, talks about sub-sea and sub-surface monitoring operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Welcome Research Vessels International Peace and Gyre

We welcome research vessels International Peace and Gyre who have recently joined the Ocean Veritas and the Pisces on sampling expeditions out in the Gulf of Mexico. While at sea the team on the International Peace, headed by Lead Sampler … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Pisces

We’d like to welcome the NOAA Ship Pisces back to NOAA Mission Log.  The Pisces will soon return to the Gulf of Mexico to continue subsurface monitoring.  Be sure to keep checking back or subscribe to the RSS feed for … Continue reading

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Welcome Ocean Veritas

After a quick break in coverage following the return of NOAA Ship Pisces, we now welcome the Research Vessel Ocean Veritas.  NOAA’s Dr. Ian Hartwell will serve as chief scientist on the R/V Ocean Veritas as the team conducts sediment … Continue reading

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Welcome to the NOAA Mission Log

Welcome to the NOAA Mission Log.  Here you will find regular updates to give you an inside look at our vessels and their crews, describe the work on board and the observations being made by the scientific personnel.  Beginning today … Continue reading

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