Coastal Missions

Saildrones Work with Ships for 2nd Time During NOAA Fisheries West Coast Surveys
Missions

The 60-day Saildrone effort to assess stocks of Pacific hake and five coastal pelagic species was carried out in two sub-missions extending the full length of the US west coast, from San Diego to Cape Flattery.

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Saildrone Joins Multiplatform MBARI CANON Experiment
Missions

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute’s annual experiment to investigate the diurnal vertical migration included a Saildrone USV equipped with an echo sounder.

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Behind the Scenes: A Closer Look at Saildrone Mission Management
Technology

Saildrone USVs are operated on a mission-as-a-service model and monitored from Saildrone Mission Control in Alameda, CA.

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Pacific Mission Demonstrates USV Capability to Detect Oil Spills
Technology

The Saildrone USV equipped with a ROW sensor is the first platform capable of long-range autonomous oil spill detection in marine environments.

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Fleet of 7 Saildrone USVs to Survey US West Coast for NOAA Fisheries
Missions

Two concurrent missions will cover some 2,500 kilometers of coastline from San Diego to Vancouver Island.

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Assessing Fish Abundance on the West Coast in 100 Days
Missions

The 2018 West Coast Fisheries Survey combined the efforts of a NOAA research vessel and a fleet of saildrones to observe and collect data on fish and marine mammals from anchovy to humpback whales.

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