USGS Scientist Attends Oceanology International as part of Xprize Delegation

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Christina Kellogg (SPCMSC Research Microbiologist) will attend Oceanology International in London, England, March 13–15, in her capacity as a judge for the Shell Ocean Discovery Xprize.

Xprize will announce which teams are advancing to the final round of the competition as part of several sessions at the conference featuring deep-sea technology and ocean Xprize competitions. The advancing teams will share a $1-million milestone award. The Shell Ocean Discovery Xprize is an international competition intended to incentivize development of higher resolution and less expensive methods of autonomous deep-sea mapping. Oceanology International offers the world's leading forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with ocean technology and marine science communities.