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Wave Glider: A Profile

March 28, 2015

Wave Glider: A Profile

Learn about the Wave Glider, one of the understated hero of the underwater robotics mission.

Coordinated Robotics watch live

March 28, 2015

Coordinated Robotics watch live

See the Coordinated Robotics Live   Check out the live tracks of: Research Vessel Falkor

Calibration & Navigation: How do Scientists Prepare Underwater Robotics

March 27, 2015

Calibration & Navigation: How do Scientists Prepare Underwater Robotics

Learn how scientists onboard R/V Falkor callibrate their underwater robotics for deployment in the Timor Sea at Scott Reef.

A Shore Break

March 26, 2015

A Shore Break

We have arrived at Scott Reef! A small group from the science party made a trip in Falkor’s work boat to a nearby sandbar as part of the robotics preparations.

Destination Scott Reef

March 25, 2015

Destination Scott Reef

Falkor’s destination on this research cruise is a remote location known as Scott Reef, nearly 300 km north of the Western Australia coast.

Fighting the Tide

March 24, 2015

Fighting the Tide

Most children are taught in primary school that the tides are caused by the moon’s gravitational pull. While the moon is a major factor, it is not the only one.

Robot Nation in the Timor Sea

March 23, 2015

Robot Nation in the Timor Sea

Yesterday, research vessel Falkor arrived in Broome under clear skies and calm seas. Discover how scientists now plan to coordinate the robotics as they transit to the Timor Sea.

Opening Data Windows

March 14, 2015

Opening Data Windows

The new Falkor "data dashboard" is a step forward for Schmidt Ocean Institute in achieving one of the core components of its mission—catalyzing the sharing of information. It is also part of a project that could aid numerous other research vessels.

Perth Canyon ROV Dives

March 13, 2015

Perth Canyon ROV Dives

During the 2015 Perth Canyon cruise, ROV Comanche was outfitted with cameras to survey for life in the Canyon and conduct studies of deep corals to help determine the future impacts of warming seas and ocean acidification. Utilizing the camera, onlin

Announcements

Vice-President Wendy Schmidt gives the Presidential ...

Watch Co-Founder and Vice-President Wendy Schmidt's talk for AGU's Presidential Forum in San Francisco . ...

New Species and Surprising Findings in the Mariana ...

A recent expedition to the Trench onboard Falkor found thriving communities of animals, the expedition set many new records. ...

Preliminary Design for new Robotic Undersea Researc ...

We have successfully completed preliminary designs that will be leveraged for the development of a full ocean depth robotic research vehicle. Staged vehicle construction is scheduled to begin this year. ...

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