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Environmental Changes in the Arctic Put Pressure on Fisheries Data Collection and Management
Science

Saildrone USVs enabled the Alaska Fisheries Science Center to perform the 2020 Alaska pollock survey during a time of considerable environmental and civic uncertainty.

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Building a Planetary-Scale Drone Fleet to Monitor the Ocean
Science

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

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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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How a Fleet of Wind-Powered Ocean Drones Is Changing Our Understanding of the Oceans
Technology

Learn how wind and solar-powered saildrones are collecting data at sea in unprecedented detail.

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What Is a Saildrone and How Does It Work?
Technology

A saildrone is an autonomous vehicle designed for up to 12-month ocean data collection missions to monitor the planet in real time.

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How the Saildrone Wing Was Born
Technology

The saildrone's patented wing design enables the USV to cross oceans while only consuming a few watts of electricity—but the wing was originally born on land.

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