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Antarctic Gateway Partnership Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Operational Trials

Lead PI: Pierre Dutrieux

Unit Affiliation: Ocean & Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

July 2018 - June 2019
Inactive
Antarctica ; Sorsdal ice shelf, East Antarctica
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: This project deployed a new AUV under the Sorsdal ice shelf, near Davis Station, East Antarctica, and demonstrate its capabilities for under ice exploration

SPONSOR:

Australian Antarctic Program

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

Australian Antarctic Program

RESEARCH TEAM:

R. Coleman, P. Boxall, B. Galton-Fenzi, P. King, V. Lucier, J. Whittaker, G. Williams, Floyd I. Bowden, E. Spain, K. Zurcher

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

University of Tasmania

KEYWORDS

ice shelves melting autonomous underwater vehicle