NEKTON’S FIRST RESEARCH PROGRAMME, SPONSORED BY XL CATLIN, CREATES A STANDARDISED METHODOLOGY FOR MARINE BIOLOGISTS TO ASSESS THE STATE OF THE DEEP OCEAN. 

The scientific findings will be released as part of the XL Catlin Deep Ocean Survey. 

What science research is being conducted?

Nekton’s primary scientific objective for its first mission is to create a standardised methodology to assess the function, health and resilience of the deep ocean.

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What do we know about the deep ocean?

The deep ocean – below 200m - is the beating heart of our planet.

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20 DEEP OCEAN FACTS

Amazing facts about the deep ocean, and the life found there.

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How is the ocean changing?

A series of reports and findings over the last ten years have identified the detrimental impact of human activity on the ocean.

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XL CATLIN DEEP OCEAN SURVEY

Since 2009, XL Catlin has supported major scientific programs investigating key indicators of climate change.

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