is a Michigan  501 (c) (3) organization created to advance public knowledge about the Great Lakes through seagoing education and research projects.

To carry out this important mission, the Noble Odyssey Foundation provides financial support to the Great Lakes Division, U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps.

Dedicated to train and educate young people from all across the nation, this program offers opportunities for advanced diver certifications, seamanship, ship handling and engineering and enables these future leaders to participate in underwater research projects directed by professional scientists and focused on the natural, archaeological  and geological sciences of the Great Lakes and their importance in the world.

Noble Odyssey is an American Academy of Underwater Sciences member, and offers certification as an AAUS Diver.
Learn more at the Noble Odyssey Foundation website:   or just click the NOF icon.

Documentary films produced with teacher's guides are available on DVD.

For information about DVD purchase or public lecture and presentation contact:

Luke Clyburn or call    248-666-9359.
Diver swims out over the Lake Huron Sinkhole.
Photo by Luke Clyburn
Underwater Research and Education
has been our focus for over thirty years... and  we're still exploring.
AAUS Certification