Marine Technology Society News Releases

Establishing an Ocean Observatory

7/1/2012 12:00:00 AM

 On board the R/V Thomas G. Thompson is a portion of the 570 miles of fiber optic cable that will turn the ocean floor off the northwest coast into a research paradise, and not just for scientists. The public will also be able to watch high definition video of hot volcanic vents and unusual sea life in real time starting in 2015.

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