Exploring Beautiful Glass Sponge Reef
The E/V Nautilus team, in partnership with Ocean Networks Canada, explores stunning and colorful fields of glass sponge reef in the Strait of Georgia.
The E/V Nautilus will transit up the west coast of the United States to explore Canadian waters for the first time. The mission is to install and connect the Internet to the deep sea the west coast of Canada in the northeast Pacific.
Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) operates world leading cabled ocean observatories that supply continuous power and Internet connectivity to a broad suite of subsea instruments. The ONC observatory installations span one of the widest ranges of ocean environments found anywhere in the world.