Explore at Home: Ocean Exploration Today with Dr. Robert Ballard
Join renowned explorer Dr. Robert Ballard, Founder and President of OET, as he shares some of his favorite moments of discovery, what questions about our oceans hold the most mystery, and how to get involved with fascinating technologies to help understand the seafloor. Ocean exploration is constantly evolving, and the future of oceanography is in young people’s hands. Learn about in-demand STEM careers in exploration and all that’s left to learn about our blue planet! In this event, meet Corps of Exploration member Megan Cook in conversation with OET President Dr. Robert Ballard. This event originally aired on October 27, 2020.
This event developed in partnership with CITGO.
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.