Today was another big day for OCEARCH. Not only did the mayor of Jacksonville, Florida, Alvin Brown hold a press conference to announce the start of Expedition Jacksonville, but students from both the University of North Florida and Jacksonville University come aboard the OCEARCH to learn firsthand about what we do. And not only that, our Global Shark Tracker is now in the app store for you to download!
Mayor Alvin Brown comes aboard for the start of the days festivities.
Archie Lyons with Global Brand Marketing for Caterpillar Inc. ® speaks on behalf of Caterpillar.
Expedition Leader Chris Fischer speaks about OCEARCH’s mission in Jacksonville, FL.
Captain Brett McBride hangs the Explorer’s Club Flag to kick off the expedition.
Dr. Greg Skomal addresses the press and takes questions.
Mayor Alvin Brown takes a ride on the Contender.
Stayed tuned to the blog to hear highlights from today’s events coming later tonight!
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