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GoPros capture an old battleship getting sunk to make way for an artificial reef

Posted by Theo Scott

Feb 05, 2016

 
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Topics: Environmental Issues


Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race: Interview with Visit Seattle Skipper Huw Fernie

Posted by Theo Scott

Jan 25, 2016

Have you ever wondered how marine navigation software gets used by the pros to compete whilst circling the globe? Well guess no more, the Clipper Race crew got in touch with Visit Seattle skipper Huw Fernie to find out how the Clipper 70 Yachts are using our TIMEZERO software to give them the best possible chance of gaining an edge over the tough opposition.

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Topics: Marine gear


Scuba diving can be more than just watching the pretty fish

Posted by Theo Scott

Jan 22, 2016

If you have some scuba diving skills, then why not put those skills into action and help save the world! Well maybe not quite the world but an important part of it at least.

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Topics: Environmental Issues


Brinicles: The Icicle of Death

Posted by Theo Scott

Jan 15, 2016

The brinicle has been previously named as the icicle as death due to its ability to kill the sea floor animals in its path. Footage captures the icicle in time lapse starting from the ice shelf and growing downwards towards the seafloor. Once there, it spreads out and kills the starfish in its path. But why are star fish being killed by the mysterious icicle? And how can ice grow downwards in the water like that?

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Topics: Environmental Issues


Mapping the Ocean Floor with the Power of Gravity

Posted by Theo Scott

Jan 07, 2016

Mapping an ocean floor can be tricky due to a little thing that is the ocean getting in the way. We have got so used to using light as a means of obtaining maps but the unfortunate thing about the ocean is that its water stops light from passing by either reflecting off the surface or by refracting and ultimately absorbing the light. So we used the next best thing, sonar. At certain frequencies, waves can be bounced off the bottom of the ocean to provide accurate sea floor data. This has led to around 15% of the sea floor being mapped out.

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Topics: Industry Information


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