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3D Sonar Map Shows Sunken Civil War Ship

One hundred and fifty years ago, 20 miles off the coast of Texas, the Hatteras gunboat was sunk during a battle with the famous...

Marine Robots detect Endangered Whales

Underwater robots detect nine endangered North Atlantic right whales

Wave-Powered Robot Completes 9000 Mile Journey

The first wave powered autonomous marine robot, called “Papa Mau”, has completed a 9,000 nautical mile (16,668 kilometers) scientific journey across the Pacific Ocean...

Ocean Waves to Power Sensor Buoys

Scientists have developed a way to harvest wave energy from the sea to power ocean sensor buoys, eliminating the need for batteries and allowing extended operation of autonomous sensor buoys.

Fertility Technology Could Pinpoint Oil Leaks at Sea

Technology developed to detect fluorescence for fertility monitors and pregnancy tests could be used for early detection of oil leaks at sea.

Canada Invests $32 Million in Ocean Science

Canada has the longest coastline in the world. The Government of Canada is to provide $32.8 million in support of Ocean Networks Canada (ONC),...

Seabed sonar measures marine energy effect on wildlife

Scientists are to measure the effect on the marine environment and wildlife of devices that harness tide and wave energy using sonar technology that...

‘Electronic Eyes’ Watch Tuna Fishing

New sensor system monitors fishing gear and can replace human observation of fishing activities. The system monitors key fishing gear and triggers a video cameras when it detects fishing activity.
Dolphin by Tim Nicholson

What shape are dolphins? Turning 2D images into 3D models.

New research published in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence uses dolphin photos from the SCUBA Travel site to show, for the first time, how to build 3D moving models from 2D photographs.

Mapping Coral Disease Clusters in the Caribbean

In the last 30 years, more than 90 percent of the reef-building coral in the Caribbean has disappeared because of a disease of unknown...