UNC-TV Science

Blackbeard the Wave Glider

Clip: Season 3 | 5m 31s

To our ears, the sound of being underwater is all the same muffled tone, but to East Carolina University scientists, the noise carries all sorts of information about the ocean. Watch as researchers use their acoustic wave glider named "Blackbeard" to study underwater noise, acoustically tagged fish and environmental conditions in the ocean.

Aired: 05/15/16

Rating: NR

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