Ocean Technology for the 21st Century: a Look Ahead
The ocean is humanity's final frontier on earth. Recent developments in marine technology have given researchers the opportunity to conduct unprecedented scientific experiments in this complex system, but there remains much to be discovered. This article examines the role technology will play in upcoming scientific research, describing not only emerging ideas, but projecting development that will occur in the next several decades. From optical communication to the exploration of Europa, the article is an exciting and challenging commentary on marine technology in the 21st century.
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