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First New Seafloor Map of the Decade

Schmidt Ocean Institute Seabed 2030

Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor has collected the first public seafloor data of the New Year, as part of a global effort to map the entire ocean floor by 2030. Australian scientists aboard the ship literally “Pinged in the New Year” as they sent sonar waves down to the ocean floor at midnight on December 31, 2020 and throughout New Year’s Day,

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NOAA, Schmidt Ocean Institute team to explore, map the ocean

RV Falkor

NOAA announced that it will formalize and expand its longstanding partnership with Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) to explore, characterize and map the deep ocean and boost public understanding of the global ocean. Schmidt Ocean Institute was established as a philanthropically funded nonprofit in 2009 by Eric and Wendy Schmidt to advance oceanographic research through the development of innovative technologies, open sharing of

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