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
The Nootka acoustically linked deepwater observatory is like a wireless computer network: Instruments and users may come and go from the system, sending and receiving data without upsetting the other users and without the fuss of attaching cables. (Illustration by E. Paul Oberlander and Interactive by Jayne Doucette, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)