A number of our expeditions involve exploration of the Arctic. Below are some past expeditions featured on this website that have taken place in the Arctic.
September-October 2019: From September 19-October 16, a team of oceanographers participated in a voyage of discovery to explore in detail for the first time a hydrothermal vent field in the Arctic Ocean.Read more
In March 2016, a University of Maine-led team conducted the first-ever deepwater exploration of one of the great fjord systems of the world, Glacier Bay National Park, using both diver-based surveys and a remotely operated vehicle.Read more
This expedition was the ninth year that Russian-American Long-term Census of the Arctic (RUSALCA) scientists conducted long-term research to better understand the causes and consequences of environmental change in the fragile Arctic environment.Read more
The 2009 Russian-American Long-term Census of the Arctic (RUSALCA) mission set sail from Nome, Alaska, on the Russian Research Vessel Professor Khromov for a voyage into the Bering Strait and northwards to the Pacific side of the Arctic Ocean.Read more
This 2004 expedition marked the first time scientists from both Russia and the United States worked together under the Russian-American Long-term Census of the Arctic (RUSALCA), beginning a collaborative journey of exploration and research in the Arctic.Read more