Showcase of undersea photos to be online
If a picture is worth a thousand words, get ready for millions of undersea images - brought to you by a handmade, high definition undersea camera.
“Alaska Cam Sled is a towed imaging system that takes a lot of high resolution pictures of the bottom of the ocean,” said Gregg Rosenkranz, a state scallop biometrician based in Kodiak.
Rosenkranz and his colleague Rick Shepherd built the cam sled, which lets them experience a live stream of the sea floor while onboard a research vessel. They hail it as a non-invasive way to observe and collect data in real time.
“We found out pretty qui...