Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 2019 Expedition

Schedule

Tues., Sept. 17 at 2:00p.m. EDT
Portland memorial: Recognition ceremony for New England’s Titanic
This broadcast will also be viewable on NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Facebook page through Facebook Live.

Learn more about the Portland vessel, the sinking, the discovery, the lives lost, and the shipwreck’s cultural significance to the sanctuary. This live interaction welcomes you to a ceremony to memorialize the tragedy of the Portland Gale of 1898. Additionally, you will meet the research team and learn about expedition operations. This program offers insight on the history of Portland, a memorial ceremony, and an opportunity to connect with the expedition team.

Wed., Sept. 18 at 12:30 p.m. EDT and 3:00 p.m. EDT
Deep-sea exploration: Biology and archaeology in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Explore the shipwrecks lying on the seafloor of NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in Massachusetts Bay. This live interaction will connect you to the expedition scientists who study the communities of marine life that make shipwrecks their home. Additionally, you will learn the stories behind Portland by visiting the vessel on the seafloor. This program will focus on the biological and archaeological significance of the Portland shipwreck in one of America's underwater treasures.

Thurs., Sept. 19 at 7:00 p.m. EDT
Deep-sea exploration: Biology and archaeology in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Explore the shipwrecks lying on the seafloor of NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in Massachusetts Bay. This live interaction will connect you to the expedition scientists who study the communities of marine life that make shipwrecks their home. Additionally, you will learn the stories behind the Frank A. Palmer and Louise B. Crary shipwrecks by visiting them on the seafloor. This program will focus on the biological and archaeological significance of shipwrecks in one of America's underwater treasures.

Learn more about this expedition