Welcome, community scientists!

Let’s go to sea for science! 

Life on the surface

Life on the ocean’s surface is as beautiful as it is mysterious. We know virtually nothing about the strange residents at the surface of the sea! Where are they hiding? Let’s find out together!

(photo credit: Denis Riek)

Debris and waste

Plastic and human debris are rapidly changing the face of our oceans. We want to know where plastics go and how plastics are impacting the surface ecosystem.