Tag Archives: abyssal plain

Ocean Networks Canada Installs Neutrino Detector in Deep Pacific

An ocean research center of the University of Victoria, Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), is installing new infrastructure at its deepest node on its offshore observatory—Cascadia Basin, an abyssal plain 2,700 m below sea level—to test the location’s potential for a future large-scale neutrino observatory. Neutrinos are one of the universe’s most essential ingredients and one of nature’s most abundant subatomic

Read more