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MBARI Tethys AUV robot tested in the field

By Damir Beciri
4 November 2010

tethys-automated-underwater-vehicle-1Autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) robot called Tethys spent most of October crisscrossing Monterey Bay as part of Monterey Bay Aquatic Research Institute (MBARI) CANON experiment where oceanographers used it to track patches of microscopic algae that were carried around the bay by currents. During this experiment, the robot showed that it could travel fast enough… »