Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts 2014

Mission Overview

From August through October 2014, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer explored the largely unknown deep-sea ecosystems of the U.S. Atlantic coast. Our at-sea and shore-based science team collected baseline data in the Atlantic submarine canyons and along the New England Seamount Chain.

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Video Highlights

Sea Star Walking

While exploring Kelvin Seamount, scientists came across this sea star using its tube feet to "glide" across the seafloor.

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Behind the Scenes

Take a look at the cast and crew of the Okeanos Explorer as they cruise the North Atlantic.

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New England Seamount Chain

An overview of the Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts 2014 expedition.

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