Sea of Dreams

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They may have first been lured by the romance of underwater discovery, but oceanographers are now riding a wave of career growth and recognition, says Quirin Schiermeier.

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Schiermeier, Q. Sea of Dreams. Nature 456, 540–541 (2008) doi:10.1038/nj7221-540a

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