Archive for September, 2008

Ocean Acoustics-Does Navy Sonar Really Affect Whales?

Written by on September 5, 2008 in Marine Life
Ocean Acoustics-Does Navy Sonar Really Affect Whales?

(This article was originally published on OceanLines on September 5, 2008.) NOAA has recently released a new study about a research effort in Hawaii to determine how marine mammals react to sonar. NOAA’s Fisheries Service, along with top international scientists and the U.S. Navy are leading the research. From the NOAA research vessel Oscar Elton […]

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First Look: Autosub6000

Written by on September 3, 2008 in Technology
First Look:  Autosub6000

(This article was originally published on OceanLines on September 3, 2008.) The Autosub6000, Britain’s new autonomously controlled, robot submarine soon will be diving deep into uncharted waters to search for volcanic vents 6km down in the Caribbean. Once the vents are found the life, sediments, and gasses surrounding the vents will be collected and studied. […]

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