Title

The Application of Novel Research Technologies by the Deep Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico (DEEPEND) Consortium

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-2018

Keywords

deep sea, oceanography, pelagic ecosystems

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.4031/MTSJ.52.6.10

Abstract

The deep waters of the open ocean represent a major frontier in exploration and scientific understanding. However, modern technological and computational tools are making the deep ocean more accessible than ever before by facilitating increasingly sophisticated studies of deep ocean ecosystems. Here, we describe some of the cutting-edge technologies that have been employed by the Deep Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico (DEEPEND; www.deependconsortium.org) Consortium to study the biodiverse fauna and dynamic physical-chemical environment of the offshore Gulf of Mexico (GoM) from 0 to 1,500 m.

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complete list of authors:

Milligan, Rosanna J.; Bernard, Andrea M.; Boswell, Kevin M.; Bracken-Grissom, Heather D.; D'Elia, Marta A.; deRada, Sergio; Easson, Cole G.; English, David; Eytan, Ron I.; Finnegan, Kimberly A.; Hu, Chuanmin; Lembke, Chad; Lopez, Jose V.; Penta, Bradley; Richards, Travis; Romero, Isabel C.; Shivji, Mahmood; Timm, Laura; Warren, Joe D.; Weber, Max; Wells, R. J. David; Sutton, Tracey T.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Marine Technology Society Journal, v. 52, issue 6, p. 81-86

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