Through an ongoing series of expeditions, our multi-disciplinary team is probing the depths of the Bahama Deep 'in search of' better understanding our Blue Planet, and ourselves. Expeditions are organized into thematic units, with each bringing a critical message and body of knowledge back for public consumption.
About Bahama Deep
The island nation of the Bahamas rests atop a carbonate platform, with deepwater trenches flanking the margins of the island chain. Shear vertical walls line these deep trenches, providing a gateway from the shallow fore reef to the edge of the abyss. Given the remoteness and limited infrastructure of the region, scientific exploration of the deep reefs from 50 to 150 meters depth (mesophotic zone) is only at its infancy. Yet this is a critical environment to explore, as it provides insight into our past, present, and future...
Project Posters for your Classroom, Dorm Room, & Dive Locker
We have three new large format poster designs available that represent the project well. You are welcome to download the files and print yourself (files are full-bleed and include bleed marks). To purchase a printed copy, please send $30 to the address to the right, or via Paypal, and we'll send it your way. 100% of proceeds benefit the project.
.: Exploration & Human Health .pdf
This poster represents the core theme from our 2002 through 2005 fieldwork, and includes images and facts about natural products discovery from unexplored frontiers.
.: Life on the Edge .pdf
This poster represents our 2010 fieldwork theme. The image is a to-scale mosaic revealing the vertical wall from 40 to 100 meters.
.: Molecular Products Advertisement .pdf
This poster is a product advertisement for our sponsors at Molecular Products. Thank you Molecular!