Sunday, 16 March 2014

A Fleet of Unpowered Submarines Is About to Plumb the Ocean's Depths



A Fleet of Unpowered Submarines Is About to Plumb the Ocean's Depths

Even though they cover two-third's of the planet's surface, we know precious little about how the oceans actually interact with the continents and atmosphere. What's more, our oceanic models are woefully incomplete—only capable of showing large areas with reduced resolution or in high detail over a limited area. But a new fleet of autonomous research submarines are about to rectify that problem.
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