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Meet the submersibles and seaborne machines helping to monitor climate change in our oceans. Originally posted on Horizon: The EU research and innovation magazine.

Deep-Trekker-Korea

The search and rescue team involved in the recent South Korean ferry tragedy has deployed a remotely-operated underwater robot to help in the investigation and hopeful search for possible survivors in what has been called the country’s worst maritime disaster in forty years. The Sewol ferry sunk off the coast of South Korea on April 14, 2014 carrying 476 passengers and crew on board; of these, 339 were high school students and teachers on a field trip. While 174 people have been rescued, divers’ efforts to locate the remaining victims have been hampered by strong currents, cold water and floating debris. An underwater ROV by Deep Trekker has been deployed to help rescuers assess the wreckage and the surrounding sea floor before sending divers into the ferry’s interior.

by   -   March 24, 2014

Douglas-Westwood, an energy research group, says (in their $5,000 World ROV Operations Market Forecast 2013-2017 report), that ROV operations expenditures will grow 80% over the next 5 years.
by   -   December 13, 2012


Unmanned Vehicle University just received an Arizona state license to grant Graduate Doctorate and Masters Degrees in Unmanned (Air/Ground/Sea/Space) Systems Engineering.

The Arizona school also offers UAV pilot training, online courses, and Project Management Certificates for undergraduates.



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