Canadian, American scientists team up to explore deep ocean floor off Nova Scotia

Date: August 26, 2019

Source: CBC News
Author: Paul Withers

An American deep sea research vessel is now scheduled to depart Halifax Tuesday on a “voyage of discovery” that will send cameras and other instruments into six deepwater ocean canyons and channels off Nova Scotia.

The 68-metre long Okeanos Explorer will stream the first images ever seen of the seafloor it surveys — at depths from 300 metres to 2½ kilometres from the ocean surface.

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