History

NURTEC was formerly a NOAA-funded National Undersea Research Center and supported hundreds of research projects, scientists and students over its 25 year history.  Operationally the Center supported or conducted over 4400 dives using a variety of underwater technologies ranging from human occupied submersibles, remotely operated vehicles, towed camera systems and autonomous underwater vehicles.  From its inception to today, the Center and sponsored researchers have generated 325 peer-reviewed publications.  Click the link below to get NURTEC’s Historical Dive Map as a KMZ File

NURTEC Historical Dive Map