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This researcher created an algorithm that removes the water from underwater images

This researcher created an algorithm that removes the water from underwater images

I really see this as the start of the Artificial Intelligence boom in marine science. My name is Derya Akkaynak. And I am an oceanographer and engineer I specialize in problems of imaging and vision underwater. I am now in the Lembeh strait in Indonesia to test a new algorithm that I developed called Sea-thru, …

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This Is the Only Proven Way to Deter a Great White Shark | The Swim

This Is the Only Proven Way to Deter a Great White Shark | The Swim

In the story of an epic journey across the Pacific Ocean, one particular character might quickly come to mind. Ben saw it first, actually; it was just straight on the bow of the boat three meters away – it was, like, bigger than Ben. Before we left, we finally managed to get in touch with …

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Why You Can’t Just Swim Straight Across the Ocean | The Swim

BEN LECOMTE IS SWIMMING MORE THAN 5,500 MILES ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN — AND FROM THE GET-GO, THIS WAS NEVER GOING TO BE EASY. IN ORDER TO COMPLETE HIS JOURNEY, BEN NEEDS A MAP TO NAVIGATE STRONG CURRENTS, EDDIES, AND EVEN TO ADJUST FOR THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF THE EARTH. JEREMY: The further north you go, …

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Could sub-tropical reef and fish one day inhabit Sydney’s waters? ?

Could sub-tropical reef and fish one day inhabit Sydney’s waters? ?

The question of can Sydney all of a sudden develop a sub-tropical reef, I would’ve rolled my eyes at that five years ago, but with what I’ve seen in the last few years suggests to me yeah, Sydney could have a reef in future. In the last few years, we’ve been quite excited to see …