Sensors

How Barometric Pressure over the Ocean Affects Weather on Land
Forecast

Barometric pressure over the ocean is vital to weather prediction on land. The Saildrone Forecast weather app for iOS now includes global air pressure as an animated overlay.

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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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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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Measuring Wave Height in the Southern Ocean
Technology

Waves play a critical role in the health of the world ocean ecosystem.

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How Do You Measure Current with Sound?
Technology

During the 2019 Antarctic Circumnavigation, Saildrone is taking critical measurements of Earth’s only circumpolar current.

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Studying Natural Oil Seeps in the Gulf of Mexico with Unmanned Surface Vehicles
Missions

Saildrone helped ECOGIG consortium researchers understand the effects of wind and current on natural oil slicks and their larger impact on the Gulf ecosystem.

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