Canadian Arctic 2016 Expedition Equipment

The Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker (CCGS) Sir Wilfrid Laurier is a light icebreaker of the Canadian Coast Guard.

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MiniROV-fi

Mini remotely operated vehicle

The MiniROV is used to conduct shallow water transects and make in situ observations. The vehicle is electrically powered, so it is much quieter than a normal-sized ROV.
MBARI's mapping AUV underwater

Seafloor mapping AUV

The MBARI mapping AUV is a torpedo-shaped vehicle equipped with four mapping sonars that operate simultaneously during a mission. The sonars are a swath multibeam sonar, two sidescan sonars, and a sub-bottom profiler.