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What's New

July 28, 2022
Dave squatting to the left of a remotely operated vehicle with a blue hat and mask on. Variety of tubes, bottles and sensors are shown as part of the ROV

Dave Butterfield checking fluid connections to the methane spectrometer (large black pressure case) mounted at the back of ROV... more

In the News

May 06, 2022

To improve future tropical cyclone forecasts, researchers sent a remotely operated saildrone into the extreme winds and towering waves... more

December 22, 2021

The year in ocean news brought about quite a few surprises, including the discovery of a self-decapitating sea slug and the return to... more