LISTENING TO THE OCEAN'S DEEPEST TRENCHES
"To probe these extreme regions, we have developed Deep Sound, an untethered instrument platform with the capability of descending to (and returning from) the bottom of the oceans deepest trenches. We plan to deploy the new system to a depth of almost 11,000 meters, to the bottom of the Challenger Deep. If successful, it will return with continuous acoustic and environmental recordings taken from the surface to the bottom of the deepest known part of the Earths oceans."
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ENDANGERED TIGER'S CALL FOR HELP
"Tigers, one of four species of big cats that belong to the genus known as Panthera, are seriously endangered in the wild. The call that we are going to talk about at the upcoming meeting goes by a variety of names. Some call it a moan, others call it an intense mew, and still others think of the call as a territorial roar. We prefer the more generic term, long-distance advertisement call, because its ethological meaning is not well understood. Our ultimate interest in the long distance call has less to do with understanding its biological significance, although that is of clear importance, and more to do with its utility as a conservation tool, as we will explain in the presentation."
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COOKSTOVES FOR POOR COUNTRIES
"Recent research has shown that fan-enhanced
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