Two weeks under the sea
NOVA - 08/28/2014
Six miles off the coast of Key Largo and 63 feet below the ocean surface sits the world’s only undersea marine laboratory—the FIU Aquarius Reef Base. There, researchers from Florida International University, Northeastern University, and MIT recently joined documentarian Fabien Cousteau for Mission 31. The month-long project aimed to study the effects of global warming and ocean acidification on nearby Conch Reef and raise awareness of fragile ocean ecosystems. Follow Liz Bentley Magee, a mission scientist, as she lives, works and sleeps under the sea.