Technology

Conference Closeup: Introducing YOUMARES

Conference Closeup: Introducing YOUMARES

YOUMARES – a conference run by, and dedicated to, budding and early-career marine scientists - is taking place in Germany this September. Simon Jungblut tells us more!

Engineered Ocean for Carbon Storage

Engineered Ocean for Carbon Storage

With fossil fuel emissions continuing unabated, relying purely on natural carbon sinks to temper our emissions may no longer be an option.  For a number of years, researchers, policy makers, and commercial ventures have been looking to increase carbon storage options - including geoengineering of the oceans.

The Dividing Line (Benthic Habitat Mapping)

The Dividing Line (Benthic Habitat Mapping)

Sea floor maps support industrial endeavours such as offshore oil and gas developments, mining, and fisheries management, ensuring safety for mariners by identifying hazards and designing safe shipping channels, for conservation purposes such as designing marine protected areas, and identifying critical habitats.