Posted on 09.12.2009 - 16:57 UTC in GENERAL NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links
The Cyber Sea: World's Largest Internet Undersea Science Station Boots Up
NEPTUNE Canada, the world's largest regional cabled undersea network, promises to usher in a new era of ocean sciences when it goes online December 8.
Thanks to a new, wired undersea observatory, when it comes to exploring the deep blue sea, there will be no more of this tethered buoy business or taking ships out to upload data from brief time snapshots taken by instruments. The NEPTUNE network set to go online Tuesday will stream data from hundreds of undersea instruments and sensors direct from the Pacific Ocean floor to the Internet 24/7, year-round.
Read the complete article in Scientific American.