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Oceans lined with research cable

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by gkd_uk, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. gkd_uk

    gkd_uk Moderator Moderator Webmaster

    The sea bed may already be strewn with a web of communication cables, but now marine scientists are laying hundreds of kilometres of their own.
    Oceanographers are building a network off the US west coast that will feed instruments at the bottom of the sea.

    It means they will be able to study the deep, in real time, from the comfort of their offices; data - including live images - brought straight to their PCs.

    Currently, most underwater research relies on venturing out by boat.

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