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- BOEM-Sponsored Saildrone Surveyor Expedition Returning Home After Exploring Aleutian Islands - Successful interagency partnership used prototype uncrewed survey platform to address ocean exploration and characterization gaps in remote area
- Saildrone Completes World-first Uncrewed Alaska Ocean Mapping Mission - Saildrone surveyed more than 45,000 square kilometers of previously unknown ocean floor around Alaska’s Aleutian Islands and off the California coast to address ocean exploration gaps in remote areas.
- Biden-Harris Administration Advances Ocean Science and Technology through Partnerships - Supporting Oceanographic Research through Partnerships. The National Oceanographic Partnership Program under the Ocean Policy Committee is the nation’s flagship program to facilitate ocean research partnerships across government and other sectors.
- Interagency Public-Private Partnership Sends Uncrewed Saildrone to Explore Remote Alaskan Waters - On August 11, 2022, the Saildrone Surveyor departed Dutch Harbor in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, embarking on a multipartner project to better understand the ocean and seafloor in one of the most remote and understudied parts of the United States. NOAA Ocean Exploration and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) are the primary sponsors of this work.