How a Far-Flung Group of Scientists Claimed the Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Hakai Magazine

Last week, the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE challenge awarded $4-million to the GEBCO-NF Alumni team for demonstrating the best technology for remotely and autonomously plumbing the world’s oceans. It was the culmination of a three-year battle of the brains that resulted in über-advanced maps for accessing the Earth’s final frontier—the deep ocean.