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Submarine robots can act independently, finding and following squid.

For the first time sea level has been mapped from space with GPS reflections, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters by...
Deep sea exploration - xprize

A global competition is challenging teams to design an underwater vehicle to explore the deep sea. It must map the seafloor, produce images of...
Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) by David Cook

Elephant seals improve weather forecasts by up to 6%. Real time data from tagged animals being used by UK's Met Office.
Underwater glider with sensors

Nineteen thousand sensors collect data in the Gulf of Mexico every day, feeding it back to researchers around the world. The information acquired is...
Rich cold-water coral reef in the Whittard Canyon area by the Isis ROV

The UK's National Oceanography Centre has produced the first true three-dimensional picture of submarine canyon habitats, using a unique combination of marine robotics and...
The Autonomous Surface Vehicle is being launched.

Two robotic vehicles will work together over the next three weeks to investigate why the Celtic deep area of the Celtic sea is particularly attractive to marine predators like dolphins and whales.
At 9 foot long, not including the tail, tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Harry Lindo is not exactly on the small side. In just over 3 years Harry swam over 44,000 kilometres – that’s more than the circumference of the Earth (just over 40,000 kilometres). Harry’s track is the longest recorded for a tiger shark, and probably the longest ever published for any shark species.

At 9 foot long, not including the tail, tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Harry Lindo is not exactly on the small side.  It’s not Harry’s size...
Elephant seals monitor ocean health

Diving almost continuously at great depth during most of the year, and covering large distance through remote areas of the Southern Ocean, Kerguelen elephant seals have proved to be a great alternative to other instruments for monitoring the oceans. The seal-derived measurements of oceanic dissolved oxygen give better results than other methods, according to new research.
Sea rescue

Six research organisations have joined forces to save lives at sea by providing a world-class marine monitoring and forecasting service. The consortium, led by...