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An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Alaska gulf

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The glider is the first configured with a large sensor to measure carbon dioxide levels in the ocean. The autonomous vehicle was deployed in the Gulf of Alaska this spring. The research could be a major step forward in ocean greenhouse gas monitoring. Data collected is being used to study ocean acidification that can harm marine life.
1 month ago·Ocean, Cameroon

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An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Alaska gulf

In the choppy, cold waters of Alaska’s Resurrection Bay, oceanographers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks have been conducting tests this spring with a drone that goes underwater

1 month ago·United States
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An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks carbon dioxide in Gulf of Alaska

A glider believed to be the first configured with a large sensor to measure carbon dioxide levels in the ocean has just completed its first overnight mission.

1 month ago·Ireland
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An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Alaska gulf

In the choppy, cold waters of Alaska’s Resurrection Bay, oceanographers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks have been conducting tests this spring with a drone that goes underwater. They believe

1 month ago·United States
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MY Northwest

An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Alaska gulf

SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — In the cold, choppy waters of Alaska’s Resurrection Bay, all eyes were on the gray water, looking for one thing only. It wasn’t a spout from humpback whales that power through this scenic fjord, or a sea otter lazing on its back, munching a king crab.Instead, everyone aboard the Nanuq, a University of Alaska Fairbanks research vessel, was looking where a 5-foot (1.52-meter) long, bright pink underwater sea glider surfaced.T…

1 month ago·Tacoma, United States
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Irish Examiner

An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks carbon dioxide in Gulf of Alaska

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An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Alaska gulf

In the cold, choppy waters of Alaska's Resurrection Bay, all eyes were on the gray water, looking for one thing only.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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