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Old 13-12-2012, 19:09   #1
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Drones for ocean work

Anyone run across one of these yet? Pretty cool even if no one can ride along.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/ar...wave-satellite
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Old 13-12-2012, 21:22   #2
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Re: Drones for ocean work

I'll raise you one... how cool is this:

OPENROV
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Re: Drones for ocean work

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Anyone run across one of these yet?
Very apt.
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Old 16-12-2012, 23:30   #4
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I'll raise you one... how cool is this:

OPENROV
Hmmm ...

If I hadn't come across the item referred to in the OP, I would have scored the Open ROV project as a little bit cool, but it seems like a minnow against the awesomeness of a self powered, autonomous, destination-oriented, transoceanic range, travelling data-gathering item, at least from where I am.
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Re: Drones for ocean work

Read an interesting article about sea gliders couple of months back. was very fascinated by this new technology. this could be a game changer...
Exploring the oceans: 20,000 colleagues under the sea | The Economist
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