Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
 2008 projects
Autonomous and Remotely Operated Vehicles

Tiburon Replacement

Project Manager: Dale Graves
Lead Scientist: Jim Barry

The replacement remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for Tiburon, will be a Soil Machine Dynamics /Hydrovision ROV which, will be delivered to MBARI in early 2008. After the Gulf of California expedition, the new equipment will be integrated and tested on the R/V Western Flyer and field trials will begin in May, 2008. The new vehicle should be operational by August.

Last updated: Feb. 05, 2009