Voyages

NIWA leads many ocean research voyages from the tropical waters of the Pacific to Antarctica. This page highlights some of these voyages.

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Voyages

NIWA leads many ocean research voyages from the tropical waters of the Pacific to Antarctica. This page highlights some of these voyages.

Most of our major voyages utilise our flagship Research Vessel Tangaroa

View the latest voyage reports and data from research work carried out on NIWA vessels.

The Ocean Vacuum cleaner: Salp bloom effects on the carbon cycle and marine food web

The RV Tangaroa headed out to the Chatham Rise on 23 October 2018 for a month long voyage that will focus on the special role sea salps play in carbon cycling, and where they fit in marine food webs off the New Zealand coast.

Header photo: Sunset and big weather over Macauley Island, Kermadec expedition 2016
[Photo: Hamish McCormick]