Image of the Day

91 / 361

sentry testing ops

Changing of the guard

Sentry, a new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) built by engineers at WHOI, is loaded onto the R/V Tioga for testing operations during December 2007. The free-swimming underwater robot, which is designed to dive as deep as 5,000 meters (3.1 miles), completed its first scientific mission in August 2008, mapping the seafloor off the coast of Washington state. Sentry is the successor to ABE, the Autonomous Benthic Explorer, a pioneering free-swimming robot launched in 1995. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

SHARE THIS:

Image and Visual Licensing

Text, images, graphics and other material contained on this website are subject to copyright. For more information or to license material, please contact the WHOI Media Relations Office, media@whoi.edu or (508) 289-3340.

Explore Visual WHOI

Search multimedia database

License our Visuals