Serving the scientific and scholastic community,we sail for science, education and exploration in order to encourage the sustainability of the oceans.
Our team prepares for research in Arctic waters we leave June 2015
Meet the Indian Jones of the Ocean, Matt Rutherford at work during a Trans-Pacific 63 day, 6,800 mile Plastic Pollution Study.
In June 2013, The Ocean Research Project surveyed The Eastern North Atlantic's Gyres microplastic pollution concentration and reports POP's. Nicole Trenholm prepares sample for stowage in Atlantic Ocean.
The Ocean Research Project uses sailing platforms to fulfill their mission objectives. They typically use an East Coast based 42 foot schooner, R/V Ault and have built and used vessels of opportunity such as the 29ft W.D. Schock vessel Sakura on the West Coast.