TAG: oceanography

Nomadic Station Will Uncover Mysteries of the Ocean

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Ninety-five percent of the ocean remains unexplored, despite accounting for over 70% of the earth’s surface. Due to the ocean’s mysterious nature, some have gone as far to say humankind knows more about outer-space than aquatic life. While this is clearly unfounded, and our understanding of the universe largely underdeveloped and ever-changing, our future may well be sealed in the abyss, physically encompassing and yet evasive to even the elite of enlightened thinkers and scholars. On a conquest to equip scientists with a vessel to facilitate advanced exploration of oceanic bodies, Jacques Rougerie conceived plans for the SeaOrbiter, which could… read more