Seals for science

Very cool – attach sensors to the head of a seal (no harm done!), they dive down to 2 000 m and on surfacing, transmit oceanographic data via satellite to base. SEaOS site here. Link from the news article to the TOPP website which includes near real-time data from tagged species in the Pacific.
Sometimes I wish I’d been a marine biologist. I was told at school there were no jobs in it…