Deepest Hole Ever Drilled in Ocean

Researchers working off the coast of Japan have drilled a hole in the Pacific seabed that is the deepest ever in any ocean. On May 14, scientists aboard JAMSTEC’s research vessel Kaimei lowered a giant piston corer nearly 5 miles (8,000 meters) through the Pacific Ocean for two hours and 40 minutes until the drillContinue reading “Deepest Hole Ever Drilled in Ocean”

Biden’s Science Team

Dr. Eric Lander has been named U.S. President Joe Biden’s science advisor and nominee for director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), a position Biden is elevating to Cabinet-level.  The following individuals are also part of Biden’s science team: Dr. Alondra Nelson, OSTP deputy director for science and society Dr. Frances H.Continue reading “Biden’s Science Team”

UN Decade of Ocean Science Starts

The start of 2021 also marks the beginning of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). The kick-off event for the UN Decade of Ocean Science will take place in Berlin from May 31 to Jun. 2, 2021. It will be hosted by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany.Continue reading “UN Decade of Ocean Science Starts”

Blue Innovation Symposium Feb. 2

The Blue Innovation Symposium will take place virtually on Feb. 2, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST. This New England-focused event is intended to connect the marine technology industry for education, networking and partnering opportunities. Learn more at: