Tag Archives: Ocean Research Project

Rutherford Getting Ready to Sail Across Pacific for Pollution Research

First he sailed solo across the Atlantic and back. Then he became the first person to sail around the Americas, solo and nonstop. Now it’s not about the stunts, it’s about the science. Annapolis resident Matt Rutherford and partner Nicole … Continue reading

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Matt Rutherford & Ocean Research Project Announce Plans for 2014 Pacific Research Expedition

After successfully completing the Atlantic Sargasso Sea Gyre (Atlantic Garbage Patch) expedition last summer, Matt Rutherford and Ocean Research Project are at it again… Ocean Research Project is thrilled to announce our next expedition! Spring 2014 our team will set … Continue reading

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Science, Adventure Mark Maiden Research Voyage

On day 46 of their maiden voyage in the Atlantic Ocean, Matt Rutherford and Nicole Trenholm finished their scientific mission aboard the 42-foot R/V Ault. Then they turned for home. The next day, they spotted a sailboat. There were no … Continue reading

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