Posts Tagged ‘writing fellowship’

Robots Help Ocean Explorers Map the Sea Floor

To discover the ocean, map the seafloor and get an up-close view, ocean explorers deploy a range of powerful technologies, from ship-based sonar to autonomous underwater and remotely operated vehicles.

Motivation to Map: A Quest to Understand What the Earth Really Looks Like

Experts are pushing for better bathymetric charts of the ocean floor at a time when, technically, it’s already 100 percent mapped. What’s wrong with today’s maps, and what effects will improvements have?

In the Hunt for Ocean Treasures, Robots Lead the Way

Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE teams are building autonomous robots to map the seafloor and hunt for unknown signals in the hope of winning $7 million.

Deeper Water Horizons – the Quest of Mandy Joye

Marine expert Mandy Joye continues to inspire, motivate and study in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Earthzine Writing Fellowship Dives into the Ocean, One Story at a Time

IEEE Earthzine’s 2017 Writing Fellowship, sponsored by XPRIZE, engages students and early career professionals on ocean exploration through storytelling. Their first assignment was to interview each other.