December 16, 2013
Glass Castles in the Sea
Cheryl Lyn Dybas, Natural History Magazine
The Associated Press
Autumn arrived on a night wind along the Strait of Georgia, the Pacific Ocean waters between Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia. The next day, a cold snap whipped waves into whitecaps as a research vessel maneuvered into position in a fjord known as Howe Sound. On deck, a crewmember closed the vaultlike hatch of the Aquarius, a fourteen-foot-long submersible.
TAGGED: Sponges, Ocean, Coral Reef