Mini remotely operated vehicle

MiniROV recovery
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.

Team

Technology

Solving challenges
Taking the laboratory into the ocean
In Situ Ultraviolet Spectrophotometer
Midwater Respirometer System
Mobile flow cytometer
Enabling targeted sampling
Automated Video Event Detection
Gulper autonomous underwater vehicle
Advancing a persistent presence
Aerostat hotspot
Benthic Event Detectors
Benthic rover
Long-range autonomous underwater vehicle Tethys
Marine “soundscape” for passive acoustic monitoring
Monterey Ocean-Bottom Broadband Seismometer
Shark Café camera
Wave Glider-based communications hotspot
Emerging and current tools
Communications
Aerostat hotspot
Wave Glider-based communications hotspot
Wet WiFi
Data management
Oceanographic Decision Support System
Spatial Temporal Oceanographic Query System (STOQS) Data
Video Annotation and Reference System
Instruments
Apex profiling floats
Benthic Event Detectors
Deep particle image velocimetry
Environmental Sample Processor (ESP)
How the ESP Works
Genomic sensors
ESP Web Portal
The ESP in the news
Investigations of imaging for midwater autonomous platforms
Lagrangian sediment traps
Laser Raman Spectroscopy
Midwater Respirometer System
Mobile flow cytometer
Smart underwater connector
OGC PUCK Reference Design Kit
Discussion
Promoters and manufacturers
Implementation
Manufacturer ID
Power
Wave-Power Buoy
Vehicle technology
Benthic Rover
Gulper autonomous underwater vehicle
Imaging autonomous underwater vehicle
In Situ Ultraviolet Spectrophotometer
Seafloor mapping AUV
Long-range autonomous underwater vehicle Tethys
Mini remotely operated vehicle
ROV Doc Ricketts
ROV Ventana
Video
Automated Video Event Detection
Machine learning
SeeStar Imaging System
Shark Café camera
Video Annotation and Reference System
Engineering Research
Bioinspiration Lab
Bringing the laboratory to the ocean
Bringing the ocean to the laboratory
Bio-inspired ocean exploration technologies
FathomNet
Seafloor mapping
Ocean imaging
MB-System seafloor mapping software
Seafloor mapping AUV
Publications
Technology publications
Technology transfer
Publications
Sepulveda, A.J., Birch, J.M., Barnhart, E.P., Merkes, C.M., Yamahara, K.M., Marin III, R., Kinsey, S.M., Wright, P.R., Schmid, C., (2020). Robotic environmental DNA bio-surveillance of freshwater health. Scientific Reports, 10: 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71304-3
Fagundes, M., Litvin, S.Y., Micheli, F., De Leo, G., Boch, C.A., Barry, J.P., Omidvar, S., Woodson, C.B., (2020). Downscaling global ocean climate models improves estimates of exposure regimes in coastal environments. Scientific Reports, 10: 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71169-6
Le Saout, M., Bohnenstiehl, D.R., Paduan, J.B., Clague, D.A., (2020). Quantification of eruption dynamics on the north rift at Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21: 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GC009136
Haver, S.M., Rand, Z., Hatch, L.T., Lipski, D., Dziak, R.P., Gedamke, J., Haxel, J., Heppell, S.A., Jahncke, J., McKenna, M.F., Mellinger, D.K., Oestreich, W.K., Roche, L., Ryan, J., Van Parijs, S.M., (2020). Seasonal trends and primary contributors to the low-frequency soundscape of the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 148: 845-858. https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0001726
Reji, L., Tolar, B.B., Chavez, F.P., Francis, C.A., (2020). Depth-differentiation and seasonality of planktonic microbial assemblages in the Monterey Bay upwelling system. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11: 1-14. https://dx.doi.org/10.3389%2Ffmicb.2020.01075