The expedition team - funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen - announced that the wreckage of the Lexington, crippled and then scuttled on May 8, 1942, during the Battle of the Coral Sea, was found on the seabed
more than 500 miles off Australia's east coast.
According to a report, citing an update posted Tuesday by Malaysia's MH370 Response Team, Ocean Infinity's search ship, the Seabed
Constructor, was able to launch all eight of its autonomous underwater vehicles following favorable weather conditions.
2030 initiative is being facilitated by the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) project in partnership with The Nippon Foundation (NF) as a means to inform global policy, improve sustainable use and advance scientific research.
For roughly the last two decade (the period 1993-20140) the team calculates the increase in total ocean load has pushed the seabed
by about 0.
Northrop Grumman and a team of industry partners demonstrated a seabed
warfare mission using a slew of unmanned systems at the Navy's recent advanced naval technology exercise, a company official said.
A better map of the seabed
would improve our understanding of climate and weather systems and even help predict disasters - the shape of the seafloor helps directs ocean circulation as well as the course of tsunamis.
The oceanographers can learn how the presence of structures on the seabed
can change how sediments are carried in the water or deposited.
The International Seabed
Authority and the Precautionary Principle: Balancing Deep Seabed
Mineral Mining and Marine Environmental Protection
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It's understood the ship is carrying out work to protect the CATS North Sea gas pipeline, which runs along the seabed
and into a Teesside processing terminal, by dropping rocks around it.
The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed
off Papua New Guinea (PNG) - when a wrangle over terms is solved.