January 16, 2013

Underwater Lab: A New Age for Aquarius?

Eric Hand, Nature News


NOAA

Last July, when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that it was cutting all funding for the Aquarius, the world’s only operating seafloor laboratory, supporters rallied around the facility literally and figuratively to draw attention to its plight. Thanks to these efforts, Aquarius is going to avoid being pulled out of the water.

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