Center for Marine Robotics

From Oceanus Magazine

Putting Alvin Back Together Again
January 11, 2013

Jefferson Grau

A series on the people reassembling the iconic sub

July 20, 2012

A Robotic Albatross?

Soaring seabirds offer lessons on glider technology

May 9, 2012

In Search of the Pink and White Terraces

WHOI vehicles help find landmarks lost in 1886 eruption

September 5, 2011

Up From the Seafloor Came a Bubbling Brew

Scientists use a novel method to measure rate of Deepwater Horizon oil spewing into the Gulf

July 18, 2011

A Plume of Chemicals from Deepwater Horizon

Some hydrocarbons from the oil spill lingered in the depths

June 24, 2011

From Pac-Man to the Seafloor

Graduate student seeks ways to build a better robot

March 23, 2011

Gliders Tracked Potential for Oil to Reach the East Coast

Finding the location shifting Gulf Loop Current was critical

October 29, 2010

The Icebot

A video documents expedition to use robots under Arctic ice

Rod Catanach and Sentry
May 5, 2010

A Robot Is Resurrected at Sea

Engineers rebuild damaged deep-sea vehicle and complete mission

March 19, 2010

R.I.P.  A.B.E

The pioneering Autonomous Benthic Explorer is lost at sea

February 22, 2010

A Robot Starts to Make Decisions on its Own

Scientists give more autonomy to autonomous underwater vehicles

July 1, 2009

Floating Without Imploding

A conversation with WHOI engineer Don Peters

June 15, 2009

Let There Be Light in the Dark Depths

A conversation with WHOI engineer Jonathan Howland

June 11, 2009

Armed and Dexterous

A conversation with WHOI engineer Matt Heintz

June 5, 2009

2,000 Batteries Under the Sea

A conversation with WHOI engineer Daniel Gomez-Ibanez

June 4, 2009

Nereus Soars to the Ocean's Deepest Trench

New hybrid deep-sea vehicle descends 6.8 miles in the Challenger Deep

June 4, 2009

Miles Under the Sea, Hanging on by Hair-Thin Fiber

A conversation with WHOI engineer Andy Bowen

March 19, 2009

A New Deep-Sea Robot Called Sentry

Autonomous underwater vehicle completes its first scientific mission

November 10, 2008

Building the Next-Generation Alvin Submersible

Plan offers a roadmap to extend sub's diving capacity to reach 98 percent of the seafloor

singh jaguar
April 15, 2008

Arctic Voyage Tests New Robots for Ice-covered Oceans

Putting untethered vehicles under the ice cap is one thing. Getting them back is another.

July 19, 2007

Summer Under Arctic Ice

A conversation with WHOI geophysicist Rob Reves-Sohn

January 28, 2005


Navy-sponsored research spawns a new generation of underwater vehicles

Realizing the Dreams  of da Vinci and Verne
August 27, 2004

Realizing the Dreams of da Vinci and Verne

A diverse fleet of innovative deep-submergence vehicles heralds a new era of ocean exploration

Unique Vehicles for a Unique Environment
August 23, 2004

A Unique Vehicle for a Unique Environment

New autonomous robots will pierce an ice-covered ocean and explore the Arctic abyss

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