RV Eastward (image) Drexel University Share Print E-Mail Caption The RV Eastward, an oceanographic research vessel out of Duke University's Marine Lab, which was the platform for the US-Venezuelan Orinoco Delta Expeditions. Credit Courtesy of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.