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At the bottom of the Mediterranean, "BathyBot" will track down the mysteries of the "dark ocean"

BathyBot will soon be the world's first mobile underwater device permanently installed at a depth of 2,500 meters, to unravel the mysteries of the abyss.

The small robot has received a lot of media coverage.


Photo: Test of the Bathybot underwater robot in Toulon, on January 13, 2022
Crédit : AFP - Nicolas TUCAT


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January 2022

At the bedside of the Mediterranean - Update on the MISTRALS program

In its latest issue of July-September 2021, La Recherche Magazine reports on the results of the MISTRALS program with our colleague Daniela Banaru. Coordinated by the CNRS, Mistrals is a joint program between Ademe, CEA, Ifremer, Inrae, IRD and Météo-France.


Ecoregionalization in the Mediterranean
The blue shark victim of magnetic hooks
Prony Bay
Mediterranean red coral
Gulf of Gabes - Tunisia

5,000 years ago, the plague struck Europe - Journal La Marseillaise

Posidonia meadows
Posidonia meadows
Antares Meust Project
Albino red coral
Eco-regionalization - Baie des Anges - Nice

Research: an oceanological gateway between Marseille and San Diego

At the initiative of the French Embassy in the United States, a dozen American students belonging to Scripps, the prestigious San Diego Institute of Oceanography, are currently on a study tour in France. With the theme "oceans and climate", this scientific journey organized as part of the Fadex-O*, will take them successively to the Oceanological Observatory of Villefranche-sur-Mer and the Paul Ricard Oceanographic Institute on the island of Embiez, but also to Montpellier, Brest and Paris, to the Natural History Museum. However, one of their most important stopovers remains the Phocaean city, and more particularly the Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography (MIO), on the Luminy campus. (...)


Read the article from La Provence


Sargasso Expeditions: We talk about it!

Press review