AUV Sentry

AUV Sentry Featured on NSF Science 360

Take a peek at Sentry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s state-of-the-art autonomous underwater vehicle. Supported by the National Science Foundation, it’s capable of exploring the ocean and seafloor to depths of 19,000 feet while untethered.

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AUV Sentry set sail to map the uncharted oceanfloor in the roaring forties

Scientists and AUV Sentry team has set sail to map and dregde the uncharted part of the southwest Indian Ridge, “Marion Rise”, with international collaborators. Scientists, lead by Prof. Huaiyang Zhou, practice Tai-chi on morning fantail of TGT to stay calm and sail on soon into the roaring forties. Read more on this cruise, here…

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HOV Alvin Dive: “Montana State Univ. has been represented in some of the world’s most remote regions and in outer space.”

Missoulian features the biochemist and assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry of Montana State University, Roland Hatzenpichler’s Alvin dive in Guyamas Basin last fall. Alvin dive allowed him to take a great step toward addressing a fundamental science question: “There are very large amounts of material that is being degraded in oceans every day and…

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San Diego Open House!

On December 23rd, #NSF_funded Early Career Scientist Training cruise crossed finish line at The R/V Atlantis, #NDSF_WHOI #HOVAlvin, and #AUVSentry San Diego open house event. A moment of “joie de vivre” in oceanography community: Dr. Ross Parnell-Turner (right), an Early Career Chief Scientist in training from the AT 42-06 cruise and a recently appointed professor…

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Successful live broadcast to AGU from HOV Alvin/AUV Sentry cruise on R/V Atlantis

On December 11th, 12th, and 13th, we have successfully convened live broadcast to AGU exhibition booth from HOV Alvin/AUV Sentry cruise (AT 42-06). This event was a part of #NSF_funded NSF/UNOLS/AGU Early Career Scientist Training. Thanks to American Geophysical Union for supporting the pre-cruise webinar series and the live broadcast!! NSF/UNOLS/AGU EARLY CAREER SCIENTIST TRAINING…

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Early Career Scientist’s post: “Going Viral”

“Viruses are messing around with the genomes of their hosts in just about any environment on Earth, but I’m interested in deep-sea hydrothermal vents because I think viruses have been playing this game for billions of years….. […] …. If we can understand how evolution operates in these places, we might better understand how microbes…

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12/11-12/13: Live two-way broadcasts from the HOV Alvin/AUV Sentry cruise!!

National Science Foundation/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution/American Geophysical Union joint press-release: “Scientists and engineers on a deep-sea expedition aboard the research vessel Atlantis in the East Pacific Ocean will be broadcasting live to the American Geophysical Union fall meeting exhibit booth from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 11, Wednesday, Dec. 12, and Thursday,…

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