Although buoys collect and relay data largely on their own, they require a team to deploy. Covid slowed them down.
Researchers at Duke University have deployed a 500-foot mooring line capable of collecting an array of biological and environmental data in the ocean.
At the California State University Shark Lab, a cradle of innovation and research is leading the charge into understanding sharks behavior and physiology.
A NOAA team that maintains a buoy system in the Chesapeake Bay is phasing in new equipment and describes the process.
New, smarter buoys were deployed on Lake Michigan this summer, so EM spoke to an engineer who helped design them and a scientist using their data.