NEKTON EXPLORES THE DEPTHS OF THE OCEAN TO REVEAL THE UNKNOWN FOR THE BENEFIT OF HUMANKIND
NEKTON: noun – zoology / aquatic animals able to swim against currents
PROJECT NEKTON: The codename for the first descent to full ocean depth in 1960.
NEKTON OXFORD DEEP OCEAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE
The aim of the Nekton Oxford Deep Ocean Research Institute (‘Nekton’) is to create a step-change in our knowledge and understanding of the ocean to accelerate its sustainable governance. Learn more about our purpose, objectives, operations and funding.
Nekton is run by a core team of management and staff combining world-class experience across scientific research, multidisciplinary marine research expeditions, submersible operations, multi-platform content creation and distribution, marketing and communications.
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