The story of a unique partnership between commercial fishermen and scientists.
Collaboration spurs mutual benefits for research and industry
Acoustic buoy could one day help ships avoid collisions
Deep-sea vehicles locate data recorder on the seafloor
Deep-sea vehicle is stripped down, redesigned, and upgraded
Argo floats sink to depths of 2,000 meters, drift with ocean currents for several days, rise to the surface taking measurements of water temperature and salinity along the way, and then transmit data back to shore via satellite before descending again. (Animation by Tim Silva, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)