Bathymetry

Saildrone Launches 72-foot Surveyor, Revolutionizing Ocean Seabed Mapping
Technology

The new Saildrone Surveyor is the world’s most advanced uncrewed surface vehicle, equipped with an array of acoustic instruments for high-resolution shallow and deep-water mapping.

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Brian Connon Joins Saildrone as VP of Ocean Mapping
Company

The former director of the USM Hydrographic Science Research Center, Brian Connon will lead Saildrone’s Ocean Mapping division.

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Saildrone Fleet Completes First Arctic Mapping Mission
Missions

Four saildrones sailed 8,000 nautical miles round trip from San Francisco to the Canadian border to collect bathymetry data off Alaska’s North Slope.

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Ocean Mapping Mission Starts Off Alaska’s North Slope
Missions

Saildrone’s Arctic fleet has begun to map the 20-meter and 50-meter contour lines from Point Hope to the Canadian border.

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Mapping the Arctic Seafloor Using Autonomous Vehicles
Missions

This first-of-its-kind acoustic bathymetry mission will test the ability of Saildrone USVs to map the US exclusive economic zone off Alaska’s North Slope.

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NOPP Grant Creates 3-Way PPP to Advance Ocean Mapping
Company

UNH, MBARI, and Saildrone will work together to advance deepwater ocean bathymetry thanks to a three-year grant from the National Oceanographic Partnership Program.

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Autonomous Vehicles for Cost-Effective Global Ocean Mapping
Technology

Saildrone USVs can not only significantly reduce the cost of ocean mapping at scale, but they can also more easily and efficiently reach the most remote corners of the ocean.

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Shipwreck Discovered During Proof-of-Concept Multibeam Bathymetry Mission
Technology

Saildrone partnered with the University of Southern Mississippi and NOAA to complete our first shallow-water multibeam bathymetry mission in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Why We Know More About Other Planets Than Our Own – And What We’re Doing About It
Data

Hint: A fleet of autonomous ocean drones collecting unprecedented amounts of data.

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