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A Saildrone Explorer was equipped with an ultrasonic microphone and deployed off the coast of California to study bats.
The two-month mission using the new Saildrone Voyager is in support of the NOAA deep-sea coral survey.
10 Saildrone Voyager USVs were deployed from Key West, a critical first step in the 4th Fleet’s Operation Windward Stack.
After two years of successful missions in lakes Michigan, Huron, and Superior, a Saildrone Explorer will circumnavigate Lake Erie to improve fish stock assessments.
SD 1045, famous for capturing the first video from inside a major hurricane at sea, is one of 12 saildrones collecting data about hurricane rapid intensification for NOAA this summer.
The third-annual Atlantic Hurricane mission will provide data to NOAA researchers to better understand how these large and destructive storms grow and intensify.
Researchers are working to assess how climate change and ocean acidification are impacting Hawaii’s coastal environment.
The Saildrone Surveyor, the world’s largest uncrewed ocean mapping vehicle, has mapped more than 45,000 square kilometers (17,375 square miles) of previously unexplored ocean floor during a months-long survey around Alaska’s Aleutian Islands and off the coast of California.
SD 1067 spent six months collecting climate science data in the Southern Ocean as part of the international Southern Ocean Carbon and Heat Impact on Climate project.
Given the economic and cultural value of the Lake Superior fishery, it’s more important than ever to provide fishery managers with accurate data to monitor native fish populations to sustainably manage the $7B Great Lakes fishery.
Saildrone Explorer SD 1078 is battling 50-foot waves and winds measured over 100 mph inside the Cat 4 hurricane.
Two Saildrone Explorers are collecting data in the Gulf of Mexico to mitigate a weather buoy outage.
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