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Marine Robots Create 3D map of Submarine Canyon

This photo of an orange Roughy in a coral reef was taken by the Isis ROV. (Photo credit: The National Oceanography Centre as part of the CODEMAP project.)

Marine robots helped capture the first truly three-dimensional pictures of submarine canyon habitats. The new maps include a 200 km canyon but also include details as fine as individual cold-water coral polyps. They will be used to help manage only English Marine Conservation Zone in deep …

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Underwater Robots with Collective Cognition

These underwater robots communicate using LEDs. (Photo credit: COCORO.)

Underwater, autonomous robot swarms developed by researchers in the EU act like schools of fish, exchanging information about their environment as they explore. The robots made for the project, called COCORO, can even learn from their experiences. The team produced a series of videos outlining their …

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