The underwater internet will help detect the ocean's furies

Tsunamis. Pollution. Sea monsters. The ocean is a dangerous place, but thanks to recent endeavors we may be able to see the dangers coming more quickly.

Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don’t go underwater.

That may soon change because University at Buffalo researchers are developing a deep-sea Internet. The technological breakthrough could lead to improvements in tsunami detection, offshore oil and natural gas exploration, surveillance, pollution monitoring and other activities.

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