Photo Credit: Oceanology International

#Oi2020 History

By Regina Ciardiello

Oceanology International North America debuted in 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center. It's since been rebranded as Oceanology International Americas to reflect the international market with a U.S.-based audience.

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NURP's AQUARIUS habitat was first named after George Bond, Pappa Topside.

#Oi2020 History

In 1980, NOAA established the National Undersea Research Program (NURP), which at the time, was America’s only federal scientific program that specialized in providing access to