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Images: Floating lab to monitor oceans

The Sea Orbiter is expected to follow the currents and keep tabs on sea life and climates.

Floating lab to monitor oceans

The planned , shown here in a computer-generated image, is intended to be a research lab that will observe ocean life and the interaction between ocean and atmosphere. It will be driven by currents and have a life expectancy of 15 years, according to its backers.

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Floating lab to monitor oceans

The SeaOrbiter was designed by French marine architect Jacques Rougerie, standing here with a scale model of the floating lab.

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