Pfeffer News

8.26.2011

“Wiring” the Pacific Ocean

Seattle, WA



N3 – This spring, there was a big volcanic eruption in the Pacific
Northwest. If you missed it, you’re not alone. It happened under the
ocean off the northern Oregon coast. All this week, a University of
Washington research ship is streaming live video via satellite of lava
flows in the undersea crater. Tom Banse reports that in a couple years, you should be able to watch on the internet 24/7, made possible by a new underwater fiber optic cable.



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