“This is a big deal. Suddenly the ocean is going to be accessible to people. We can’t take them all out there deep in the ocean, but we can bring the ocean to them,” says University of Washington oceanography John Delaney of his very expensive and ambitious high-tech baby.
R/V Thompson crew and cruise
On September 1st the 274-foot Naval research vessel Thomas G. Thompson pulled into Newport, Oregon. Its crew of researchers, engineers, graduate and undergraduate students – and one dean – had just completed a three week expedition called Visions ’11 to survey and assess the installation of an underwater network of sensors in the Pacific Northwest. Deborah Kelley quoted…
The Seattle Aquarium is hosting the live feed and also pointed people to the web-based feed.
And, Boing Boing.net has published Ed McNichol on their home page, complete with image!
Dean Graumlich on the North Pacific. SOURCE: IOCEANS
Check out this blog post from Dean Graumlich as she travels the North Pacific on the Oceanography research vessel the R/V Thompson.