This suit is considered an Atmospheric Diving System (ADS). It will be used to explore deep an area of the coast of New England this summer. This exploration will hopefully help in deep ocean exploration.
"Our access to these deeper open water and reef habitats has been limited, which has restricted our ability to investigate the behavior and flashing patterns of bioluminescent organisms, or to effectively collect fishes and invertebrates from deep reefs," John Sparks, a curator at the American Museum of Natural History.
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