Going to Depths

Even though it is the middle of summer, at least here in the northern hemisphere, we are diving deep into the coldest and farthest depths of the ocean in this issue of Hydro International. In the season where most of the activity is on and beside the water, we look at those initiatives that find solutions to mapping those vast areas of seafloor that have not been mapped before. The mapping will be done mainly through the fast developing technology of unmanned systems, of many different types. Why should we want to map all those immense pieces of underwater land, at times as large as entire nations? So far we’ve managed safely without the knowledge of what is down there at the bottom of sea. The chairman of The Nippon Foundation, Mr Yo... (read more)
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Cover Hydro International Magazine May June 2016