Research Ship

Floating Debris

Boaters Mapping Floating Garbage Patch In North Pacific Return To San Francisco

Volunteer crews on 30 boats have been measuring the size and mapping the location of tons of plastic waste floating between the West Coast and Hawaii.

08/23/2015

Google funded a research ship named the Falkor. (CBS)

Google Funds $60M Research Ship To Study ‘Dead Zone’ In Pacific Ocean

A $60 million research ship funded by a Google executive is setting sail from San Francisco to study a so-called “dead zone” in the Pacific Ocean and other mysteries of the sea.

08/01/2013