Research Vessels

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Research vessel Roger Revelle

R/V ROGER REVELLE

Global-Class, general-purpose research vessel capable of long-duration missions in extreme environments worldwide.

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Research vessel Sally Ride offshore of La Jolla, California.

R/V SALLY RIDE

Ocean-Class, general-purpose research vessel.

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Research vessel Robert Gordon Sproul

R/V ROBERT GORDON SPROUL

Regional general-purpose research vessel serves research and education missions offshore California and the US West Coast.
 

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Research vessel Bob and Betty Beyster

R/V BOB AND BETTY BEYSTER

A purpose-built coastal research vessel designed for efficient operations offshore Southern California and throughout the Channel Islands. 

Emeritus Vessels

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The Floating Instrument Platform FLIP deployed at sea.

FLIP

The Floating Instrument Platform is a 355-foot-long manned spar buoy designed as a stable research platform for oceanographic research.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Research vessel Melville

Emeritus vessel: R/V MELVILLE

After a distinguished 45-year service life, R/V Melville was retired from the U.S. Academic Research Fleet following her final cruise in September 2014.

 

 

 

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Research vessel New Horizon

 

 

 


Emeritus vessel: R/V NEW HORIZON

Intermediate-Class, general-purpose research vessel capable of working throughout the Pacific Ocean.