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Identifier Description
The JOIDES Resolution is a riserless drilling vessel operated for worldwide scientific drilling during the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP), the Integrate... View
Albatross IV (AL)
The NOAA Ship Albatross IV conducted fishery and living marine resource research in support of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Northe... View
APH-22 It's a vertical take off/landing (VTOL) hexacopter drone. View
AQUA > Earth Observing System, AQUA
AQUA - Formerly called EOS PM-1. Launched: May 4, 2002. Instruments: AIRS, AMSU-A, HSB, AMSR-E, MODIS, and CERES. Expected End Date: May 31, 2012. Equ... View
When active, the McArthur conducted oceanographic research and assessments, primarily throughout the area of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Pacifi... View
ROV Hercules always operates in tandem with another vehicle, Argus. Referred to as a "tow sled", Argus dangles at the end of a cable from the ship. Be... View
Armstrong (AR)
The R/V Neil Armstrong supports advanced oceanographic research in tropical and temperate oceans around the world. It also serves the academic communi... View
Atlantis (AT)
The research vessel (R/V) Atlantis is owned by the U.S. Navy and operated by WHOI for the oceanographic community. It is one of the most sophisticated... View
Bell M. Shimada (SH)
The fourth vessel of its kind, Bell M. Shimada offers fisheries scientists the ability to monitor fish populations without altering their behavior, al... View
Blazing Seven
Research vessel owned by and operated by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries View
Brooks McCall
The Brooks McCall is one of five research vessels owned and operated by TDI-Brooks Interanational, Inc., which has a focus on petroleum geochemistry, ... View
BRUVS Baited Remote Underwater Video Station (BRUVS): A type of remote video system used to conduct reef fish surveys to ~100-m depths that uses a pair of h... View
Cape Fear
The R/V Cape Fear is a fast, comfortable vessel available for research, training, and educational cruises in waters from near-shore to the continental... View
Celtic Voyager
The RV Celtic Voyager has wet, dry and chemical laboratories, which are permanently fitted with standard scientific equipment and can accommodate 6 - ... View
Cessna Caravan aircraft View
The NOAA Ship Chapman conducted fishery and marine resource research supporting the research of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Pasca... View
Charter vessels-small boats various vessels ranging in size (20-40 ft length) chartered for cetacean surveys when a NOAA small boat is not available. View
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc. owns and operates the sloop Clearwater, the centerpiece of Clearwater's public education programs. Clearwater serv... View
Commercial Florida Shark Gillnet Fishing Fleet Commercial Vessel in the Florida Shark Gillnet Fishing Fleet that collects scientific ancillary to its commercial fishing activities View
David Starr Jordan
The David Starr Jordan was designed and built for the U.S. Bureau of Commercial Fisheries, which later became part of the National Oceanic and Atmosph... View
Deep Discoverer
Deep Discoverer, or "D2", is a 6,000m rated ocean exploration remotely operated vehicle (ROV). Operating from the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer (R337), D... View
Delaware II (DE)
The NOAA Ship DELAWARE II conducts fishery and living marine resource research in support of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Northeas... View
Derek M. Baylis
The Derek M. Baylis is 65-foot auxiliary-powered sailing research vessel built to U.S. Coast Guard Subchapter T specifications. The vessel was named a... View
Diel Suite The Ocean Acidification Diel Suite is not a physical platform (boat, buoy, etc.), but rather a collection of instruments deployed together on the seaf... View
DMSP 5D-2/F10 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F10
DMSP F10 - Launched December 1, 1990. Instruments: OLS, SSM/I, SSM/T, SSJ/4 and SSIES. Operational Dates: March 9, 1992 - November 4, 1997. View
DMSP 5D-2/F11 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F11
DMSP F11 - Launched on November 28, 1991. Instruments: OLS, SSM/I, SSM/T, SSM/T2, SSJ/4 and SSIES. Operational Dates: December 6, 1991 - May 16, 2000. View
DMSP 5D-2/F12 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F12
DMSP F12 - Launched August 28, 1994. Instruments: OLS, SSB/X-2, SSI/ES-2, SSJ/4, SSM, SSM/I, SSM/T and SSM/T2. Operational dates: September 8, 1994 - ... View
DMSP 5D-2/F13 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F13
DMSP 5D-2/F13 - Launched March 24, 1995. Instruments: OLS, SSB/X, SSI/ES-2, SSJ/4, SSM, SSM/I, SSM/T and SSZ. Operational dates: March 25, 1995 - pres... View
DMSP 5D-2/F14 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F14
DMSP F14 - Launched on April 10, 1997. Instruments: OLS, SSB/X-2, SSI/ES-2, SSJ/4, SSM, SSM/I, SSM/T and SSM/T2. Operational dates: April 4, 1997 - pr... View
DMSP 5D-2/F15 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F15
DMSP 5D-2/F15 - Launched on December 12, 1999. Instruments: OLS, SB/X-2, SSI/ES-2, SSJ/4, SSM, SSM/I, SSM/T and SSM/T2. Operational dates: January 24,... View
DMSP 5D-2/F16 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F16
DMSP F16 - Launched October 18, 2003. Instruments: SSM/IS. Operational dates: November 4, 2005 - present. View
DMSP 5D-3/F17 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F17
DMSP F17 - Launched November 4 2006. Instruments: OLS, SSMI/S, SSJ/5, SSIES and SSM. Operational dates: Nov 2006 - present. Orbital Details: Periapsis... View
DMSP 5D-3/F18 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F18
DMSP-F18, also known as DMSP 5D-3 F18 or USA 210, is a US Department of Defense weather satellite launched on an Atlas 5 rocket on 18 October 2009 at ... View
DMSP > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program(DMSP) is a Department of Defense(DoD) program run by the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center(SMC).... View
DSCOVR > Deep Space Climate Observatory
Deep Space Climate Observatory is a NOAA Earth observation and space weather satellite stationed at the first Lagrange point (L1). View
The R/V Endurance, owned by the Bermuda Zoological Society, is a Guimond 45 from Millennium Marine, 2008. It is a New Brunswick Lobster boat style hul... View
ERS-1 > European Remote Sensing Satellite-1
ERS-1 - Launched July 17, 1991. Instruments: SAR, RA, ATSR, MWR, WS and PRARE. Decommissioned: March 10, 2000. View
ERS-2 > European Remote Sensing Satellite-2
ERS-2 - Launched: April 21, 1995. Instruments: SAR, GLOBE, RA, ATSR, MWR, WS and PRARE. View
58 foot shrimp trawler View
The 1973 aluminum 65' vessel was constructed by Alumaship Corporation of Jeanerette, LA as an Aids to Navigation Vessel (Buoy Tender). The boat was ac... View
Falkor (FK)
R/V Falkor is an 82.9 m (272 ft) LOA ship originally built in 1981 in Lübeck, Germany as a fishery protection vessel. The ship went through an extensi... View
Fetch1 AUV
Fetch continues to be an essential part of the research lab at VIMS. Diving down to 1,000 feet for up to 4 hours, the robot can measure water quality ... View
Frosti is a private fishing trawler owned and operated by Frosti Fishing Nanoose Bay, BC, Canada View
Fugro Americas (FA)
The Fugro Americas is a multi-purpose vessel well suited for high resolution geophysical surveys and seafloor mapping. Measuring 193 feet in length, t... View
Fugro Discovery (FD)
This vessel, which was purpose built for the Norwegian Navy, has undergone a conversion to provide multi-role survey capabilities. The vessel has perm... View
Galveston Lab Owned Boat Boat or Boats Used By The Galveston Lab For Single Day Trips View
Global Positioning System (GPS) The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a U.S.-owned utility that provides users with positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) services. This system c... View
GOES-1 > Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 1
GOES-1 Launched: October 16, 1975. Primary Instrument: VISSR. Dates of operation: October 1975 - Febuary 1985. Operational status: Decommissioned. Thi... View
GOES-10 > Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 10
GOES-10 - Spacecraft Letter: K. Launched: April 25, 1997. Spacecraft Location: 135 West (previous location) Instruments: Imager, Sounder and SEM. AOCS... View
GOES-11 > Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 11
GOES-11 Spacecraft Letter: L. Launched: May 3, 2000. Spacecraft Location: 135 West. Instruments: Imager, Sounder and SEM. AOCS Mode: V-MODE. Operation... View
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