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deep lay·er

in a stratified structure, the stratum that lies beneath all others, farthest from the surface. See: deep layer of levator palpebrae superioris, deep layer of temporal fascia.
Synonym(s): lamina profunda [TA], deep lamina
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Winning this contract, Deep Sea Mooring confirms its leading position in the mooring market segment.
The new vehicle will bring India at par with countries like the US, Russia, China, Japan and France in terms of deep sea research.
jp), in addition to an exhibition of the NIPPON MARU sail training ship visitors will be offered an introduction to the many wonders to be found lurking in the deep sea.
There is absolutely no safe method developed for deep sea drilling," says Dr Sarah Frias-Torres, a marine ecologist and oceanographer currently undertaking coral restoration in the Indian Ocean island nation of Seychelles.
INCA focuses on fisheries issues by co-operation with the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition, and called for strictest possible implementation of scientific recommendations for fisheries management in Icelandic waters.
Deep sea fans like the bamboo coral are animals that feed on suspended organic material that floats by.
Ostracods may have spent the ice ages in shallower waters and then returned to the deep sea for the warm interglacial periods.
DSWI plans other products from Hawaii deep sea water, including premium aquaculture, nutraceuticals, and other by-products.
The report, by the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition, also highlights that marine ecosystems remain open with few or no constraints on bottom fishing.
But the possibility of photosynthesis in the deep sea has led some scientists to speculate that this process-which ultimately feeds most life on Earth-may have evolved near hydrothermal vents.
Scientists at Keahole's Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii (NELH) are using the heated water, taken from the ocean surface, and much cold water form the deep sea nelow, to make electricity.
The company's ROGE (Remotely Operated Grab Excavator), a hydraulically operated multi-jaw grab, is among the world's most advanced deep sea excavating devices, capable of seizing up to three tons of material in a single grab and operating at depths of up to 16,000 feet, nearly double that of any competitive device.