technology

technology

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

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.

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.

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...
Coral Reef

With the world’s coral reefs threatened by coastal development, pollution, rising sea temperatures and other factors, scientists have developed a new method to monitor the health of these underwater ecosystems.

Submarine robots will soon work together as a team. Studying the deep ocean floor is cumbersome, expensive and dangerous. The majority of exploration efforts...

Oceanographers call for more Antarctic Ocean observations as Antarctica's climate is changing faster than anywhere else on the planet.

New acoustic sensors are being used in research and conservation projects around the world, with some very important practical results. Among them is improved...

Swarms of miniature robotic ocean explorers that could one day help predict where ocean currents will carry oil spills, and which marine areas should...

The National Science Foundation has announced agreement for vast undersea observing network. Called the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) it will provide a network of...