Current Status
Exploring Now
Join the team diving at 500m for the first-ever investigation of this methane seep site near Quinault Canyon. We plan to survey the habitat for animals living in the area and collect sediment samples to better understand the microbial life found around the margins!  
Ship Location
NE Pacific Ocean


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Our team is not available to answer questions at this time. Due to COVID-19 mitigation protocols, we have reduced our staffing aboard E/V Nautilus. Stay tuned for an upcoming schedule when our team will be available to answer questions.

Olympic Coast NMS & Gradients of Blue Economic Seep Resources


The Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is a biologically diverse and ecologically rich region that encompases nearly 8,250-square-kilometers (3,200 square miles) of coastal an

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