Whale Bone Study in action: Subsea Camera Observatory

Whale Bone Study in action: Subsea Camera Observatory

Led by Professor Craig Smith (University of Hawaii at Manoa), Professor Lisa Levin (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), and Dr. Fabio De Leo (Ocean Networks Canada), the University of Victoria have been using SubC’s Observatory Solution for their underwater study in Barkley Canyon since 2014.

 The purpose of this scientific experiment is to monitor the changes triggered by the implantation of various organic and inorganic substrates as well as monitor how benthic organisms utilize the sparse food resources available in deepsea settings.

Watch the video below to see the technology in action 

Read more on SubC’s website

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