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Fast-Moving Undersea Waterfalls Control Submarine Channels

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New research led by the U.K. National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has discovered how fast-moving waterfalls under the sea control the shape and behavior of submarine channels. These underwater channels are the offshore equivalents of rivers, but can be much larger. Submarine channels can extend for tens to thousands of kilometers offshore, providing an important conduit for the transfer of sediment,

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Scientists want to search for life on Jupiter’s moon. They’re starting in Antarctic oceans.

An autonomous robot is practicing to explore Europa. By Justin Lawrence, Planetary Science, Georgia Institute of Technology The harsh and icy ocean surrounding Antarctica may seem like a strange place to be doing research about Jupiter, but since 2014, a team of Georgia Tech engineers and scientists in Britney Schmidt’s Planetary Habitability and Technology Lab, where I’m a graduate student, has been

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U.S. Navy Testing a Variety of Unmanned Vehicles

The Unmanned Maritime Systems Program Office is testing as many unmanned vehicles as possible to gain insight into future uses of advanced marine vehicles for operations such as ship-to-shore maneuver, amphibious command and control, communications, amphibious information warfare and more. For example, the Ship-to-Shore Maneuver Exploration and Experimentation Advanced Naval Technology Exercise held in April 2017 showcased Navy and Marine

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