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Paul Gibbs, a mechanical engineer at the UW’s Applied Physics Laboratory, inspects the newest Adaptable Monitoring Package, or AMP, before a test in a saltwater pool. AMPs host a series of sensors that allow researchers to continuously monitor animals underwater.Kiyomi Taguchi/University of Washington

Underwater sensors for monitoring sea life

Collecting power from the sea, through turning submerged turbines or bouncing wave-energy converters, is a rising outskirt in the sustainable power source. Specialists have...