View into the Blue

Shifting sands hinder reef webcam repair

Shifting sands hinder reef webcam repair

Lightning, shifting sand and rough surf have left the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station’s live-feed reef camera offline since December. Getting the unique, self-cleaning camera deployed in December 2016 came with some difficulty due to rough surf, but once it was in place the video revealed an up-close look at marine wildlife such as sea […]

Reef camera install underway despite rough seas

Reef camera install underway despite rough seas

After three years of waiting, the Gulf of Mexico’s only underwater live feed camera is being installed this week at Navarre Beach’s artificial snorkel reef. The 360-degree camera created by View into the Blue (VITB) is part of the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station’s (NBMSS) expansion, the interpretive center Gulf Coast Discovery Center. The reef […]

ReefCam installation stalled again

ReefCam installation stalled again

The Navarre Beach Marine Science Station received their underwater reef camera Aug. 30, but it will still be months until a live feed of Navarre’s reef ecosystem will be available to visitors. WTR-TV, or Watch the Reef TV, will provide a continuous live stream of Navarre Beach’s reef system to a monitor setup at the […]

Reef cam will offer peek at reefs

Reef cam will offer peek at reefs

The Navarre Beach Marine Science Station (NBMSS) is one step closer to making the Gulf Coast Discovery Center (GCDC) a reality as final preparations are underway for the installation of a live-streaming reef camera. WTR-TV, or Watch the Reef TV, is expected to be up and running as early as the end of July. This […]