ROVs for Coral Mapping

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is working with NOAA to create coral maps in the Caribbean 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: 17jul19