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remus sharkcamAugust 5, 2013
Swimming with Sharks
WHOI's innovative underwater vehicle technology, called SharkCam, debuts Monday on a program on the Discovery Channel's Shark Week.
Source: Oceanus Magazine

engineMarch 29, 2012
WHOI Team Uses Advanced Imaging Data to Bring a New View of Titanic to the World
Newly released images of the Titanic wreck site provide the first unrestricted view of the world's most notable maritime heritage site. The image mosaics are among more than 200 optical mosaics created by WHOI's Advanced Imaging and Visualization Laboratory. These new images add to the already unprecedented collection of images published in the April 2012 issue of National Geographic Magazine.
Source: Media Relations

pink and white terracesFebruary 2, 2011
Scientists Find Part of New Zealand's Submerged "Pink Terraces"
This week, scientists from New Zealand, helped by engineers and scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and their colleagues, located parts of the famed Pink Terraces. New Zealand’s Pink and White Terraces, natural formations created by a large geothermal system, were buried in sediment and covered over by Lake Rotomahana after the eruption of Mt. Tarawera in 1886.
Source: Media Relations

January 24, 2006
Flying Blind in the Ice Factory
Al Plueddemann wants to push the envelope and fly a robotic vehicle into the wild blue under the polar ice cap.
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Palmer Station at nightJune 30, 2005
Seafloor Reconnaissance Reveals Hidden Dangers Off Antarctica
WHOI scientists discover a navigation hazard lurking near an Antarctic research station
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Scientists Map Ocean Floor Near Palmer Station in AntarcticaJune 8, 2005
Scientists Map Ocean Floor Near Palmer Station in Antarctica
With inflatable boats and an underwater robot, a research team makes the first new chart of Antarctic waters in 50 years.
Source: Media Relations

Tracking Fish to Save Them February 15, 2005
Tracking Fish to Save Them
Can Nassau groupers from the immense coral reef of Belize restock the overfished Caribbean?
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Robo-SailorsJanuary 28, 2005
Robo-Sailors
Navy-sponsored research spawns a new generation of underwater vehicles
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Between Iraq and a Hard PlaceJuly 1, 2003
Between Iraq and a Hard Place
REMUS proves its mettle in war and peace


In the News
Pink TerracesREMUS finds lost 8th Wonder of the World
New Zealand's lost 'eighth wonder of the world' is found using REMUS-100 after 125 years of dissappearance.
New Zealand Herald, February 3, 2011

REMUS-6000How Air France 447's Missing Wreckage Was Found and Why It Took So Long: Air France Flight 447 - Remus 6000 Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
The Search for Air France Flight 447
 Popular Mechanics, April 18, 2011

REMUS Sidescan Sonar Air FranceWhat Happened to Air France Flight 447?
REMUS 6000 vehicles found the wreckage and black boxes of Air France Flight 447
The New York Times Magazine, May 4th 2011

REMUS 3D MultibeamREMUS uncovers three coral reefs
An inaugural expedition using REMUS-6000 AUVs to survey, map and identify larage areas of ocean bottom has uncovered three never-been-identified Lophelia coral reefs.  The seven day mission has revealed extraordinary data about the relatively unknown deep water reefs just off Florida's coast.

National Geographic KukulyaOutfitting Deepwater Robots
National Geographic Adventure, published October 2009
Innovators: The Big,  Record-Breaking, Green, Disease-Busting, Deap-Sea, Crime-Fighting IDEAS for 2009.

ShipwreckMarine Archaeology:Davy Jones' Lock-up
The Economist, December 17, 2009
Underwater robots can help study the world’s shipwrecks, a trove of information about the past, more easily and cheaply.

REMUS AntarcticaScientists Map Ocean Floor Near Palmer Station in Antarctica
Advanced Imaging Pro, June 13, 2005

REMUS-100In the Swim, GPS Guides Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
By Marty Whitford
GPS World, April 1, 2005

What lies beneath?
By Peter N. Spotts
Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 2003

Tunnel Vehicle REMUSUnmanned Submersible Vehicle Completes Inspection Voyage Of City?s Delaware Aqueduct
NYC DEP, June, 6, 2003

Men, Mammals, and Machines
Office of Naval Research, June 2003


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