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10
Sep
Science

Join one of four USV working groups to participate in the further development of the Saildrone global surface observing network.

27
Aug
Science

Two Saildrone USVs participated in a multidisciplinary effort to understand why great white sharks swim more than 1,300 miles each year to an ocean desert in the North Pacific.

20
Aug
Science

Wind and solar-powered autonomous vehicles are helping scientists to answer previously unanswerable questions about Earth’s oceans.

22
Jul
Science

NOAA Fisheries and the Bering Sea Fisheries Research Foundation have teamed up to track seasonal movements of Alaska red king crab using a Saildrone USV equipped with an acoustic receiver.

10
Jun
Science

Changes in the Antarctic ecosystem could impact the fur seals’ food supply, making foraging harder and in turn affecting the overall health of the population.

14
May
Science

Saildrone has partnered with the 1851 Trust to develop a series of data-driven lesson plans on issues related to the 2019 Antarctic Circumnavigation, free for teachers and educators.

9
May
Science

Penguins are the most famous of Antarctic seabirds, but the region is home to dozens of pelagic species, including albatrosses, petrels, and terns.

18
Jul
Science

Saildrone and NOAA have been working closely to pioneer the use of autonomous technology for fisheries management and conservation.

10
Apr
Science

SD 1023 captured this image in the Arctic, sparking a lively discussion among the Saildrone team and our science partners.

4
Mar
Science

The Southern Ocean is critical for controlling how much CO2 is in the atmosphere, but as the water absorbs more carbon it becomes more acidic—and that could affect the health of a lot of organisms.

25
Jun
Science

Just how variable is CO2 uptake in the Southern Ocean in winter?

10
Apr
Science

The Saildrone Award provides researchers with 30 days of ocean data collection for an innovative research project.

14
May
Science

Saildrones will attempt to track and study the behavior of chinstrap penguins tagged with GPS locators during the 2019 Antarctic Circumnavigation mission.

10
Apr
Science

Bring Antarctica into your classroom with three STEM-oriented lesson plans that teach students about krill and its role in the global food web.

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