Student ROV events

There are more and more STEM programs emerging, focusing on underwater robotics challenges for students. Here is a quick list:

Good luck!

ROVs for Coral Mapping

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is working with NOAA to create coral maps in the Carribean using a Mohawk ROV

“…the ship maps the seafloor using a multi-beam system during the night and our team groundtruths the multi-beam during the day,” said Jason White, one of two remotely operated vehicle (ROV) pilots, or technicians, on the team. “So the multi-beam will show all of the features and we will take the ROV to investigate these features.”

Full article at: Starnewsonline.com 17jul19

Piglet Squid

Life is so AMAZING and scientists are still discovering such unusual creatures underwater:

Helicocranchia sp. spotted at ~1500m near Palmyra Atoll in the Pacific Remote Islands Monument