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Wireless Observing on the Nootka Fault

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)

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