OCEAN NETWORKS CANADA MEDIA FACTSHEET
This Ocean Networks Canada factsheet is to provide correct information related to recent media reports. Ocean Networks Canada is an initiative of the University of Victoria.
- Ocean Networks Canada recently installed very short-range (5m) oceanographic sensors to measure chemical properties of water and rocks in the deep ocean (more than 2,000m) at the Endeavour hydrothermal vents as part of this past summer’s annual maintenance expedition.
- The equipment was built by researchers at China’s Institute of Deep-Sea Science and Engineering (IDSSE).
- The hardware takes measurements within a range of less...