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Girl Scouts VP Melissa Baffa to Explore the Ocean Aboard Dr. Robert Ballard’s Exploration Vessel Nautilus August 1- 14, 2016

July 21, 2016

Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast Get to Explore STEM Careers Aboard the E/V Nautilus in San Pedro July 23rd and in San Francisco August 17th.

Link: Girl Scouts VP Melissa Baffa to Explore the Ocean Aboard Dr. Robert Ballard’s Exploration Vessel Nautilus August 1- 14, 2016

NOAA looks for answers in the mysterious Mariana Trench

May 08, 2016

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is undertaking a three-month investigation of one of the most mysterious places on Earth: the Mariana Trench.

Link: NOAA looks for answers in the mysterious Mariana Trench

Deep sea sounds on Radio New Zealand's This Way Up

March 11, 2016

The first audio recordings taken at the deepest point of of the world's oceans reveal that the noises humans make on the surface can penetrate to depths of over 10 kilometres. A team from the US government's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has returned from the Challenger Deep trough in the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean with their findings.

Link: Deep sea sounds on Radio New Zealand's This Way Up

Ocean’s deepest spot a noisy place, Oregon scientists find

March 03, 2016

The deepest spot on Earth is a surprisingly noisy place, scientists from Oregon discovered when they lowered a hydrophone almost seven miles below the ocean surface into the Challenger Deep. Listen to what they found.

Link: Ocean’s deepest spot a noisy place, Oregon scientists find

Mariana Trench: Seven miles deep, the ocean is still a noisy place

March 02, 2016

NEWPORT, Ore. – For what may be the first time, scientists have eavesdropped on the deepest part of the world’s oceans and instead of finding a sea of silence, they discovered a cacophony of sounds both natural and caused by humans.

Link: Mariana Trench: Seven miles deep, the ocean is still a noisy place

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