Current Status
In Transit
Update
We have wrapped up our expedition in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and Santa Lucia Bank and are headed into port for a personnel transfer. Our next expedition launches October 27!
Ship Location
Southern California

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ROV Hercules Depth
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ROV Argus Depth
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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 upcoming times when the team will be available to answer questions.

Channel Islands NMS & Santa Lucia Bank

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This expedition aims to continue work previously conducted by the U.S. West Coast Deep-Sea Coral Initiative and the EXpanding Pacific Research and Exploration of Submerged Systems (EXPRESS). To date, the majority of seafloor characterization has focused on nearshore and shallow areas.

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