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Collecting Big Data in Big Oceans

The Census of Marine Life (CoML) was formed in 2000 to investigate the life in the oceans. The project was a $650 million effort that lasted ten year and involved 2700 scientists from over 80 nations. It resulted in 2600 scientific publications, over 6000 potential new species discoveries, and over 30 million species records, and counting. Read more…