Please Explain: Deep Sea Exploration

Friday, April 13, 2012

David Gallo, Director of Special Projects at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, talks about the mission to map the Titanic wreck, and other underwater expeditions, such as the search for Air France flight 447. He explains how scientists explore the ocean and what they’ve found.


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Comments [8]

Allison from New York

This is one of the most fascinating discussions I've heard yet on the show. Thanks for your astute questions and for picking such an interesting and knowledgeable guest.

Apr. 13 2012 02:39 PM

Hi -
Could you comment on how scientists assess overfishing and your views on actions we should be taking to protect fisheries?

Apr. 13 2012 01:54 PM

so, so interesting.

thanks for this.

Apr. 13 2012 01:54 PM
Shelly from Brooklyn

Very interesting topic. Please invite him back for a longer discussion.

Apr. 13 2012 01:53 PM
sandra from nyc

I mean how much would it COST?

Apr. 13 2012 01:51 PM
sandra from nyc


Will there ever be civilian trips to the Bottom of the Sea?
What type of physical training wold you need?
How much???

Apr. 13 2012 01:49 PM
Edward from NJ

Is there distinct "weather" in the deep ocean?

Apr. 13 2012 01:48 PM

Will there be future habitation of the ocean floor perhaps to mine the ocean floor? Is this a possilbity or just the realm of Science Fiction?

Apr. 13 2012 12:26 PM

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