RV Falkor – Visioning the Coral Sea Marine Park
June 19, 2020

The Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) research vessel Falkor conducted the “Visioning the Coral Sea Marine Park” expedition form 29 April to 12 June 2020 over the Queensland Plateau, within the Coral Sea Marine Park. See the cruise page at: https://schmidtocean.org/cruise/visioning-the-coral-sea-marine-park/

rv falkorROV SuBastian (image courtesy SOI)Dr Robin Beaman from James Cook Universtity was the Chief Scientist, and together with the other Principal Investigators from The University of Sydney, Queensland Museum, Museum of Tropical Queensland, Biopixel, Coral Sea Foundation and Geoscience Australia, worked with the Falkor’s crew as a virtual expedition where all science team were onshore due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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