The health and well-being of the ocean is near and dear to most of us that live in this area. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has approved a $53M grant for five top ocean-research institutions to build a global network of sensors to monitor ocean health. Scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) in Moss Landing will join those at University of Washington, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Princeton University to build 500 robotic ocean-monitoring floats for deployment around the world.
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