Misha Matz

Deep Sea Exploration

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People seeking challenges have a tendency to look up into the sky more than below their feet. This is perhaps why the deep ocean largely remains a mystery. I will review the methods currently used for deep-sea research, tell some stories from my personal experience, and tell about our recent discovery at 3000 ft depth that is perhaps the best illustration of the unexpected things that can be found down there.

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About h. gillespie

Hayley Gillespie is an artist-scientist with a Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution and Animal Behavior. She studies endangered species, writes for the biocreativity blog and is the founder/director of Art.Science.Gallery. in Austin, Texas. Hayley enjoys finding new ways to merge art & science through outreach activities, writing and multimedia projects.

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