Robotic Exploration of Extreme Environments (ROBEX) is a programme funded by the Helmholtz Alliance (Germany). The initiative brings together space and deep-sea research. Composed of sixteen institutions from space and marine research in Germany, the programme partners are jointly developing technologies for the exploration of highly inaccessible terrain on earth, such as the deep-sea and Polar Regions, as well as in the outer space (on the Moon and other planets).
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Feb 2, 2015 10:00am - 3:00pm PST
An Oceans 2.0 software upgrade is expected sometime on February 2, 2015. A banner will be placed on the website before the upgrade begins.
Jan 28, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am PST
On 28 January 2015, there was a planned shutdown of the NEPTUNE observatory in order to diagnose problems with Barkley Canyon node. Power was...
Jan 26, 2015 10:20am PST
As of 26 January 2015, the communication link with the Barkley Canyon Science Node had not been re-established since the initial fault on 11 January...