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Simple system to locate marine mammals

Researchers have developed an underwater acoustic system locate marine mammals, underwater vehicles and other sound sources in the ocean, using no more than a...
Underwater robot maps sea ice

Submarine robots learn teamwork

Submarine robots will soon work together as a team.Studying the deep ocean floor is cumbersome, expensive and dangerous. The majority of exploration efforts...
Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) by David Cook

Tagging Seals Improves Ocean Weather Forecasts

Elephant seals improve weather forecasts by up to 6%. Real time data from tagged animals being used by UK's Met Office.

Scientists Call for More Antarctic Ocean-Observing

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

Ocean Clean-Up System Launches for Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Ocean Cleanup device heads for great Pacific garbage patch. Propelled by wind and waves, it to passively catches and concentrates plastic debris in front of it.
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...
Deep water horizon oil rig explosion

Looking back at the Deepwater Horizon spill 8 years on

You know an event is big when they cast Mark Wahlberg to star in a film telling the story six years later. That is...

New Sensor Monitors Ocean Acidification

Scientists and engineers have achieved the first step in developing a cost-effective micro sensor for long-term monitoring of ocean acidification.The new technology, that will...
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.
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....