This page followed activities for the 2008 Hydropalooza event and is no longer being updated. For additional and updated information about this project, visit the NEW Hydropalooza Web site.
NOAA ship rainier sails in Alaska.
This July and August, NOAA and local and regional partners are bringing you Hydropalooza—an ocean and coastal mapping effort in Kachemak Bay, Alaska.
Two NOAA research vessels, the FAIRWEATHER and the RAINIER, and the NOAA Citation aircraft, will collect data that allow scientists, policymakers, and local agencies to better understand the unique features of Kachemak Bay’s coast and sea floor.
Hydropalooza benefits include:
Hydropalooza will bring together students, teachers, and scientists as part of the research being done in Kachemak Bay.
Come aboard one of NOAA’s Research Vessels! The ship’s crew will be on-board to demonstrate its cutting edge hydrographic equipment and explain how the sea-floor data will provide Kachemak Bay with water depth maps and updated nautical charts.