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How a Fleet of Wind-Powered Ocean Drones Is Changing Our Understanding of the Oceans

Learn how wind and solar-powered saildrones are collecting data at sea in unprecedented detail.

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Saildrone
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November 10, 2017

Our oceans are unexplored and undersampled—today, we still know more about other planets than our own. How can we get to a better understanding of this vast, important ecosystem?

Watch Saildrone COO Sebastien de Halleux on the TED stage share how a new fleet of wind and solar-powered drones is collecting data at sea in unprecedented detail, revealing insights into things like global weather and the health of fish stocks.

Learn more about what a better grasp of the ocean could mean for us back on land.