VOICE FROM THE SEA
Dr. Roger Payne has been studying whales and working for their conservation for over 30 years. In the weekly online
audio piece, A Voice from the Sea, Dr. Payne discusses the fate of the world's oceans, connecting it to daily experiences aboard
- Voice from the Sea
Audio broadcasts from Roger Payne.
- One Ocean
Roger Payne writes about the effects of pollution and toxicology on the marine environment.
WHAT IS THE VOYAGE?
Learn more about the Voyage of the Odyssey, the expedition, its mission and the whale research vessel, Odyssey.
Find out where the Odyssey is going on its five-year global expedition.
- Ship - R.V. Odyssey
Learn more about the R.V. Odyssey
The Voyage of the Odyssey has a number of scientific partners.
TRACK THE VOYAGE
Follow the Voyage of the Odyssey currently surveying the waters of Mauritius. Listen to logs from the crew, pictures and video broadcast directly
from the Odyssey. Locate the current position of the Odyssey on a map as well as meet the crew onboard.
- Odyssey Logs - Search by Region
Each day on the Odyssey is full of wonderous sights and sounds, and the crew share their experiences in the Odyssey
logs. Explore stories from each region that Odyssey has researched.
- Odyssey Log - Search by Topic
In this section, search for Odyssey logs listed by subject area.
Browse through logs in your area of interest - a convenient resource guide for students and educators.
- Odyssey Video
View short, online video documentaries on whales and the ocean environment.
- Current Location - Map
Look at the current location of the research vessel Odyssey on a map as well as trace where it is in the Indian Ocean.
- A Day in the Life
Come aboard Odyssey and experience the daily life of scientists and crew on the Odyssey.
- Meet the Crew
Learn more about the scientists and crew on the Voyage of the Odyssey.
Come aboard the whale research vessel, Odyssey and experience the life of scientists and crew onboard.
View the sea from beneath the bow of the Odyssey via the BOWCAM - an underwater camera mounted in the bow of the ship.
Explore reefs and whales in the Odyssey's new ROV-CAM - a remotely operated submarine camera.
- Sounds of Sea
Listen to what whales and dolphins sound like underwater.
- Tour the Odyssey
Take a tour of the Odyssey and see the inner workings of an active whale research vessel.
CLASS FROM THE SEA
We believe that by raising public awareness about the world's oceans, whales, and other marine organismsóas well as the
human activities that threaten themówe can get students interested in working to create a healthy future for the environment.
New to Class from the Sea - email the crew of the Odyssey (email address - email@example.com) - we will post the best emails online in the coming weeks.
- Questions & Answers
"Questions and Answers" extends scientific principles presented in the Voice from the Sea
pieces created by Roger Payne. These questions, updated periodically and posted to this Web
site, help focus attention on the science of the world's oceans.
- Science from the Field
Video and Audio documentaries and observations of educators and scientists recorded onboard the
- Ocean History
During the three-year voyage, the Odyssey will be passing through areas with a rich oceanic and nautical
history. At various times, we will focus on historical events and relate their passage of time to the modern
age as we come across them.
- Teacher Resources
Find out about interesting and helpful web links, fascinating and
informative books as well as audio compact discs to supplement and enhance your
classroom and learning activities.
Patrick Stewart is a Trustee and long standing friend of Ocean Alliance and has traveled aboard the Research Vessel Odyssey on several occasions. He will be joining the Voyage of the Odyssey as well as commenting on it from time to time.
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