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MIT Sea Grant Underwater Vehicles Laboratory

Carolyn A Levi
4 pp.
MITSG 94-14

Dedicated to the development of fully autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), the MIT Sea Grant Underwater Vehicles Laboratory is the nation's leading developer of small, inexpensive, high- performance, unmanned underwater vehicles. This brochure highlights the laboratory's current research activities, which include acoustic navigation and communication and the autonomous ocean sampling network. Also described are the scientific missions of the AUV Odyssey II to better understand sea-ice mechanics, hydrothermal vents and episodic volcanic events on spreading ridges. This publication will be of interest to anyone involved in oceanography, environmental monitoring or underwater resource studies.

type: Handbooks, manuals, guides/aids

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