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Professor Dan Bosence receives the 2021 Duke of Cambridge SCUBA Prize

Professor Dan Bosence receives the 2021 Duke of Cambridge SCUBA Prize

  • Date17 November 2021

The SCUBA Prize is awarded annually for outstanding achievements in research in scuba diving

Professor Dan Bosence, alongside the Isle of Purbeck Sub-Aqua Club, was presented the award by HRH Duke of Cambridge at a ceremony in Kensington Palace.

The project, 'Bumps in the Bay' saw collaborative research between Royal Holloway and the Sub-Aqua Club to investigate large underwater circular structures identified by underwater sonar surveys. The Sub-Aqua  Club were able to obtain 32 samples from the 7 sites, which were then analysed by Professor Bosence.

The most likely hypothesis is that these are Tufa Mounds!  

   

You can read more about the research and this award here: https://www.bsac.com/news-and-blog/bsac-members-receive-duke-of-cambridge-scuba-prize/

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