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Multibeam Sonar Provides Mapping at Extreme Depths

The all new WASSP F3X model from Furuno is a quantum leap forward in multibeam sounder technology. Both the WMB4340 and WMB6340 professional multibeam sonar packages  provide superior target detection of fish in water columns, track fish targets deeper than ever before, and allow navigators and surveyors to map the seabed and structure below with confidence. WASSP F3X penetrates the

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New Study Solves Mystery of Salt Buildup on Bottom of Dead Sea

AGU Dead Sea Study

Researchers walk along the bank of the Dead Sea, one of Earth’s saltiestbodies of water. It is nearly ten times saltier than the ocean.Credit: Nadav Lensky/Geological Survey of Israel. New research explains why salt crystals are piling up on the deepest parts of the Dead Sea’s floor, a finding that could help scientists understand how large salt deposits formed in

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Aquabotix Goes Public: Web-Based Tech and Underwater Vehicles

Aquabotix is a company that specializes in portable underwater vehicles. Its products include ROVs, hybrid AUV/ROVs and underwater camera systems. Aquabotix recently made the transition to become a public company and is now listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. ST caught up with CEO Durval Tavares and engineer Joshua Normandin to talk about the IPO and the company’s latest tech

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