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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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4ocean joins Project AWARE on a Dive Against Debris

Hey guys! 4Ocean is down here with Jack Fishman and Danna Moore with Project AWARE. Jack, what are we doing today? Today’s gonna be a great day to Dive Against Debris. Dive Against Debris is an action that scuba divers and ocean enthusiasts can take to go underwater and remove marine debris. We’re looking for …

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The World’s Best Dive Site: Barracuda Point, Kakaban [4K] | Indonesia from Below (S01E07) | SZtv

The World’s Best Dive Site: Barracuda Point, Kakaban [4K] | Indonesia from Below (S01E07) | SZtv

In this episode we take you to one of the world’s best dive sites.. Ride ripping currents to get the shot. And discover an underwater garden of Eden. My name is Bertie and this is Indonesia from Below. Less than hour from Derawan, lies the walled island fortress of Kakaban made famous by its unique …

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Dakar divers fight to clear Senegal’s plastic tide | AFP

Dakar divers fight to clear Senegal’s plastic tide | AFP

According to the United Nations, eight million tons of plastic end up in the world’s oceans every year. In the Senegalese capital of Dakar, the fight against this plastic tide is well underway, thanks in part to a team of amateur divers operating under the name Oceanium. “It’s very polluted. Unfortunately some of the locals …