VENUS In the News
Daily Planet (TV): “The coldest darkest forensics lab on earth…” Retrieving the pig experiment from August 2012 VENUS cruise was the top story featured on Discovery Canada TV. The full episode is now available for a limited time on the Daily Planet’s archive section.
Daily Planet (TV): “The coldest darkest forensics lab on earth”¦” Retrieving the pig experiment from August 2012 VENUS cruise was the top story featured on Discovery Canada TV. The full episode is now available for a limited time on the Daily Planet’s archive section.
Guelph students benefit from West Coast observatory.
BY ANDREW VOWLES at Guelph
Looking for a down-to-earth scientific project for his students, Prof. Joe Ackerman went all the way to VENUS. That's the Victoria Experimental Network Under the Sea, an ocean observatory for studying everything from tides to temperatures to marine life near Victoria, B.C.
Oct 5, 2012 – Vancouver Sun, BC Canada.
Science, engineering help unravel mysteries in Strait of Georgia (with video). Research into how dead pigs are eaten by sea creatures, decompose could help police solve crimes.
Note: Please be advised that video clips linked to the publication may be considered as “graphic imagery”.
UVIC – The waters between Vancouver Island and the mainland are a marine scientist’s paradise.
From micro-organisms, to octopus, to killer whales – some of the world’s most fascinating creatures live in the waters between Vancouver Island and the mainland.
And the University of Victoria’s “VENUS Project” is leading the way in marine research with help from BC Ferries.
Read the full article online: CTV Vancouver Island, June 4, 2012
Paul Macoun had a straightforward request for B.C.
Ferries: He wanted to punch a hole through the hull of the Queen of Alberni, one of the busiest ferries in the fleet.
Read the full article online: The Vancouver Sun, June 4, 2012
The University of Victoria’s VENUS Project has a new partner on board.
VENUS is an undersea laboratory in the Saanich Inlet that delivers real time information through fibre optic cables, but U-Vic was looking for new ways to collect information closer to the surface.
That’s where BC Ferries comes in.
Read full article online: CFAX 1070, Jun 4, 2012