For All Ages

  • DSV Alvin webcam, watch the rebuilding of the world’s most famouse submersible in real time!
  • NOAA Okeanos Explorer, the only U.S. government vessel dedicated to exploring the ocean ("America's Ship for Ocean Exploration")
  • Exploration Now, watch live streaming video and follow your favorite vessels while they explore our Oceans
  • Digital Fishers/Neptune Canada
  • Interactive Oceans, initiative to build a regional cabled ocean observatory in the NE Pacific Ocean

For Young Explorers (K-12)

For Undergraduates, Graduates Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

For Faculty

Science Reference Websites

  • GeneNames, to quickly cross-reference Gene Names across species and isoforms
  • Annot8r, annotates partial genomes from GO/EC/KEGG Data
  • KEGG, pathway maps for genomic/proteomic data
  • iPath, Interactive Pathway Map Builder
  • IMG, for genomic analyses
  • rrndb, a curated for 16S, 23S and 5S ribosomal RNAs in Bacteria and Archaea
  • FunGene, for functional gene interrogations
  • MUSCLE, for aligning a larger number of sequences
  • Restriction mapper, input a DNA sequence and obtain several types of graphic and textual restriction map
  • Webcutter, analyze restriction maps of sequences
  • Mr. Bayes, a program for the Bayesian estimation of phylogeny
  • ClustalW2, a general purpose multiple sequence alignment program for DNA or proteins
  • MG-RAST, metagenomics analysis server
  • KAAS, automatic annotation server for ortholog assignment and pathway mapping
  • MEGAN, metagenome analyses software
  • RDP Pyrosequencing Pipeline, pipeline aims to simplify the processing of large 16S rRNA sequence libraries obtained through pyrosequencing
  • Blast2Go, an all in one tool for functional annotation of (novel) sequences and the analysis of annotation data
  • Pymolwiki, the community-run support site for the PyMOL molecular viewer
  • COGnitor, compare your sequence to COG database
  • Pfam, find Pfam families within your sequence of interest
  • CCD, Conserved Domains and Protein Classification
  • Harvard Scriptome, the Scriptome is a toolbox helping biologists explore and manipulate their data

Taking a vent's temperature — when you're working with a robot manipulator 2 kilometers below the sea — takes a steady hand. Courtesy of D. Kelly, University of Washington.