September 14, 2009

Benthic Rover Scans the Pacific Ocean


The Benthic Rover was created by scientists and engineers to travel across the ocean floor 25 miles away from the California coast. About the size of a small car, its mission is to take photos of both creatures and sediment. The team is hoping that the robotic vehicle will help them document the effects of climate change and perhaps learn how the animals find enough food for their existence.

Via Science Daily

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at September 14, 2009 9:10 PM
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