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Towable sensor free-falls to measure vertical slices of ocean conditions

The motion of the ocean is often thought of in horizontal terms, for instance in the powerful currents that sweep around the planet, or...
An ROV fitted with an arm for collecting marine samples.

Enhanced underwater robots can boost ocean discoveries

Underwater robots are regularly used by the oil and gas industry to inspect and maintain offshore structures. The same machines could be adapted to gather environmental information, providing substantial benefits to science and to resource companies in the long-term.
Underwater internet of things

Internet of Underwater Things uses the power of light

Researchers in Saudi Arabia are developing a system that can concurrently transmit light and energy to underwater energy devices. Self-powered internet of underwater things...

Mini device analyses ocean microbes

Researchers have created a device that can swiftly analyse microbes in oceans, revealing the health of these organisms - too tiny to be seen by the naked eye - and their response to threats to their ecosystems.
Underwater glider

Underwater robotic gliders measure ocean sound levels

At a time when ocean noise is receiving increased global attention, researchers at Oregon State University and NOAA have developed an effective method to...
Tunabot

Tunabot mimics speed and movement of Yellowfin Tuna

Scientists have created "Tunabot" - the first robotic fish which matches the speed and motion of the yellowfin tuna.Tuna are extremely strong swimmers, with...
Battery free underwater sensing

No batteries needed for underwater exploration

Blue Planet inspires underwater network of IoT sensors
Renewable energy - windmills

What are the different types of renewable energy?

Renewable energy is generating power using sustainable, environmentally-friendly sources. Research has shown that the effects of climate change, caused by industries such as meat,...
Reef blocks

New artificial reef technology aims to restore marine environments

A pioneering system for building artificial reefs is ideal for restoring complex marine environments. One of its most important roles is to help protect vulnerable fish stocks and other marine species whose habitats are at risk.
Marine skin sensors on ray

Marine Skin tagging system dives deeper

A pioneering tagging system that monitors the movement and local environment of sea animals now reaches deeper depths.The new version of Marine Skin showed...