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Dive into marine science topics with the Ocean Expert Exchange series hosted by Scientist in Every Florida School and the ANGARI Foundation.  Join us on these virtual experiences to deepen your knowledge of the marine world through livestream on Zoom and YouTube.

Learn how crewed submersibles provide an excellent vehicle to conduct multiple surveys and analysis of critical infrastructure, perform multi-directional site surveys, map local area geography, or carry-out sensitive reconnaissance work.


Topic: Crewed Submersibles for Scientific Exploration

Speaker: Stockton Rush, Founder of OceanGate Inc.

Stockton Rush is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of OceanGate Inc. OceanGate is a world-wide leader in human exploration of the deep ocean and their mission is to open the ocean for more deep-sea exploration – not just for scientists, but for people who are passionate about discovery. As CEO, he is responsible for OceanGate’s financial and engineering leadership, shaping the company’s strategic direction with a clear vision focused on developing the next generation of manned submersible solutions for subsea operations in the commercial and defense sectors. Stockton is also a co-founder and member of the Board of Trustees of OceanGate Foundation, a non-profit organization whose aim is to catalyze emerging marine technology to further discoveries in marine science, history and archeology. Stockton earned a BSE in Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and a MBA from the U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business.

K-12 Resources: Extension Activities

Spring Series Schedule:

Feb. 24 – Billfish Conservation

Apr. 14 – The Florida Manta Project

May 19 – Crewed Submersibles for Scientific Exploration


Name: Scientist in Every Florida School

Email: skillingsworth@floridamuseum.ufl.edu

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Name: ANGARI Foundation

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