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Scripps Oceanography Completes Seafloor Survey Using Robotics, Finds Thousands of Possible Targets of Interest at Dumpsite off Coast of Los Angeles

An expedition led by UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography mapped more than 36,000 acres of seafloor between Santa Catalina Island and the Los Angeles coast in a region previously found to contain high levels of the toxic chemical DDT in sediments and the ecosystem. The survey on Research Vessel (R/V) Sally Ride identified an excess […]