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Acoustic Tools Help Whales

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 ocean robots to monitor oil spills

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

Ocean-Going Robotic Submarine Returns

Scientists are celebrating the first successful deployment and retrieval in Australia of a remotely controlled, deep ocean-going robotic submarine destined to play a central...

Seals help unlock ocean secrets

Sensors developed by the University of St Andrews have been employed by Antarctic researchers to collect otherwise inaccessible information about the climate. The...