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Aquarius. Exploration in our time!. Let’s take a look at some footage!. http:// aquarius.uncw.edu /about/overview. http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/projects/space/aquarius/2002/september.html. What is Aquarius?. Underwater laboratory Home to scientists for up to 10 days

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Aquarius

Aquarius

Exploration in our time!


Let s take a look at some footage
Let’s take a look at some footage!

  • http://aquarius.uncw.edu/about/overview

http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/projects/space/aquarius/2002/september.html


What is aquarius
What is Aquarius?

  • Underwater laboratory

  • Home to scientists for up to 10 days

  • Used as a base for research dive expeditions

  • Scientists work on reef for up to 9 hours a day without fear of getting the bends

http://aquarius.uncw.edu/


Where is aquarius
Where is Aquarius?

  • Located in a sand patch

  • In the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

  • 63 feet below the surface

http://aquarius.uncw.edu/


What have scientists done on aquarius
What have scientists done on Aquarius?

  • Sewage pollution, water quality affect Florida Keys National Sanctuary

  • Chemical warfare on the reefs leads to drugs from the sea

  • Properties of light underwater

  • Fossil records on reefs

  • Corals as predators

http://aquarius.uncw.edu/



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