The oceans influence everything and everyone on earth, from climate to crops. Until very recently we knew incredibly little about complex oceanic systems but now the science of our seas is undergoing a revolution.
In this film Earth Reporter follows Dr Susan Wijffels, one of the world's foremost oceanographers, as she and her colleagues collect and interpret data from an array of free floating oceanic robots.
Authors and personalities: Jessica Edwards, director. Susan Wijffels, participant ; Dean Roemmich, participant.
Production: GOOS, producer ; UNESCO IOC, producer ; Earth Reporter, producer. Television Trust for the Environment, sponsor ; Open University, sponsor.
Rights: GOOS; UNESCO
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