Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
2004 projects
ROV / AUV enhancements and upgrades

Scoping a Tiburon refit

Project Manager: Steve Etchemendy
Lead Scientist: Jim Barry
Lead Engineers: Doug Au, Dale Graves

General: The goals of this project are four-fold:

  1. To ascertain if the current capabilities of the ROV Tiburon are adequate to support institutional objectives for the next 5 to 10 years.
  2. To evaluate subsystems that are outdated and recommend a path to maintainability.
  3. To provide recommendations and options for either upgrading or replacing Tiburon to meet Objective 1.
  4. To outline a process to achieve the option chosen in Objective 3.
Last updated: Feb. 05, 2009