20,000 Bits Under the Sea: How Robotics, Visualization, and Scientific Computing Are Changing the Way We Explore, Discover, and Understand Our Oceans

Wednesday, 2 August
1:45 - 3:45 pm
Hall B2

Oceans cover more than 70% of our planet, yet more is known about outer space. Computer graphics, robotics, user-interface design, visualization, and scientific computing are changing how oceanographers explore the deep.

Kurt Schwehr
University of New Hampshire

Alan D. Chave
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution/ Deep Submergence Laboratory

Graham Hawkes
Hawkes Ocean Technologies

David Ellsworth
NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division

Chris Hill
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Mary Nichols
Institute for Exploration

Jim Newman
Institute for Exploration