Online Science Expedition Brings Deep Sea Vents to the Computer Screen

Extracted from:   December 31, 2013

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's 'Dive and Discover' Begins Jan. 2, 2014

Scientists and engineers using advanced technology and a unique robotic vehicle to study the deep sea will also be using their computers to interact with students, teachers, and the public about the research they are conducting.

Researchers will use the remotely operated vehicle Jason to study microbes living on and below the seafloor during the latest expedition in the Dive and Discover educational series, which kicks off on January 2, 2014. The international research team includes scientists from nine countries. Photo by: Tom Bolmer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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