Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Press Room
23 August 2006

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Schools of undersea robots give oceanographers new eyes and ears in the sea.

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Image credit: Javier Chagoya (c) 2006 US Naval Postgraduate School

Researchers from the US Naval Posgraduate School launch a surface float that transfers data from undersea instruments to shore via radio.


Image credit: Javier Chagoya (c) 2006 US Naval Postgraduate School

Researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School prepare to lower a current meter onto the seafloor off Monterey Bay as part of the ASAP experiment.


Image credit: Kim Fulton-Bennett (c) 2006 MBARI

Researchers from Alaskan Native Technologies launch an undersea glider equipped with sensitive underwater microphones as part of the PLUSNet experiment.


Image credit: Kim Fulton-Bennett (c) 2006 MBARI

Researchers from Alaskan Native Technologies launch a seaglider to listen for sounds in the ocean.


Image credit: Kim Fulton-Bennett (c) 2006 MBARI

Researcher Skip Denny from Alaska Native Technologies monitors an ongoing PLUSNet exercise. The undersea glider in the foreground is fitted with a sensitive underwater microphone (on the tip of the pole).


Image credit: Todd Walsh (c) 2003 MBARI

An undersea glider from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is carried on board a research vessel out to the MB06 study area northwest of Monterey Bay.


Image credit: (c) 2006 University of Washington

The XRay glider, a newly designed, high-performance undersea robotic vehicle, is readied for a trial run as part of the PLUSNet experiment. This new glider was created by the Marine Physical Lab at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Applied Physics Lab at the University of Washington.


Image credit: (c) 2006 University of Washington

The XRay glider, a newly designed, high-performance undersea robotic vehicle, is readied for a trial run as part of the PLUSNet experiment. This new glider was created by the Marine Physical Lab at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Applied Physics Lab at the University of Washington.

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