Undersea cable http://www.kplu.org en Undersea cable laid for 'transformative' ocean observatory http://www.kplu.org/post/undersea-cable-laid-transformative-ocean-observatory <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983327.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983327.mp3</a></p><p>This spring there was a big volcanic eruption in the Pacific Northwest. If you missed it, you&#39;re not alone. It happened under the ocean off the northern Oregon coast.</p><p>However, all this week a University of Washington research ship has been streaming live video via satellite of lava flows in the undersea crater. In a couple years, 24/7 video coverage of the ocean floor will be made possible by a new underwater fiber optic cable.</p><p> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 19:24:06 +0000 Tom Banse 2412 at http://www.kplu.org Undersea cable laid for 'transformative' ocean observatory