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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...
The Sea

New low-cost device recovers underwater sensor-system moorings

Oceanographic research projects often deploy underwater sensor systems in the sea. These are retrieved from deep water by remotely releasing them from their moorings....
silent glider

Underwater glider could silently survey the seas

Autonomous underwater vehicles have become versatile tools for exploring the seas. But they can be disruptive to the environment.
World Record Dive

Deep diving record broken in Dahab

Ahmed Gabr has made the deepest ever scuba dive—to 332.35 meters—in Dahab in Egypt.The dive was projected to take 14 hours to complete, with...
Wireless communication breaks air-water boundary

Wireless communication breaks air-water boundary

Today, underwater sensors cannot share data with those on land, as both use different wireless signals that only work in their respective mediums. Radio...
Deep sea exploration - xprize

NSF Launches Ocean Observatories Initiative

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

$7 Million Prize for developing Ocean Explorer

A global competition is challenging teams to design an underwater vehicle to explore the deep sea. It must map the seafloor, produce images of...
Battery free underwater sensing

No batteries needed for underwater exploration

Blue Planet inspires underwater network of IoT sensors

Marine Robots detect Endangered Whales

Underwater robots detect nine endangered North Atlantic right whales
Boaty McBoatface

Marine sensors funding to help probe mysteries of the deep

Researchers at the University of Southampton have received funding to develop sensors capable of working in extreme ocean conditions.The sensors that will result...