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Expanding Pacific Exploration and Research: Overview of the EXPRESS research campaign

May 5, 2021

A multi-agency team is mapping uncharted waters and exploring deep-sea ecosystems off the west coast of the United States.

Oceans cover 71% of the Earth's surface, yet little is known about these vast underwater worlds. Less than 20% have been explored. A global initiative seeks to change that, by pledging to complete detailed mapping of one-hundred percent of the seafloor by the year 2030..