The Mission was made possible through the generosity and support of the Nekton Alliance that united local, regional and international partners collaborating with a common purpose to explore and conserve the North-West Atlantic.
Mission I Title Sponsor
Nekton Founding Partners
XL Catlin, Garfield Weston
Canada: Gov. Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Bermuda: Gov. Department of the Environment & Natural Resources
Participating Scientists & Institutions
University of Oxford, University of Florida, University of Puerto Rico, Trinity College (Hartford), Stanford University, Geological Survey of Ireland, Bedford Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)
Atlas are a consortium of 25 multi-stakeholder, multidisciplinary partners from leading organisations from Europe, the USA and Canada undertaking research of deep-sea habitats (200-2000 m) in the Atlantic Ocean. https://www.eu-atlas.org
Triton Submarines, Teledyne Marine, Bowtech, Project Baseline, Canon, VRTUL
Google Expeditions, YouTube, CellOne, Digital Explorer, Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI), Sirius XM
Ocean Policy & Stewardship
Sargasso Sea Commission, Ocean Elders, IUCN, UNESCO, Global Ocean Trust, Deep Sea Conservation Coalition.