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How do you explore the deep sea?

How do scientists research and explore underwater? Studying the deep ocean is not as simple as studying environments on land. Researchers first of all have to deal with surviving below the surface, using a combination of dive teams, manned submersibles, as well as a range of deep sampling tools and robotic vehicles. As researchers explore deeper, they have to contend with increasing pressure and decreasing light.

In this 360VR story, students will learn more about the science and technology needed to explore the deep ocean, joining the Nekton Mission team as they research the waters off Bermuda with submersibles, deep dive teams and a host of scientific equipment. Download the expedition guide here.

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