Project Manager: Alana Sherman
Lead Scientists: John Ryan, Chris Scholin
The development of a novel payload for the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that allows for the collection of large, discrete water samples will be completed in early 2007. This capability will reduce the cost of acquiring water samples needed for the many analyses which can only be completed in the lab at this time. The plan for 2007 is to develop the software control algorithms that will allow the adaptive sampling necessary to take advantage of the Gulper capability and test it.