Nov 30 2016

Aquatic Robotics: Underwater Glider Helps Monitor Great Lakes Water Quality

published by Kacey Fitzpatrick
in blog The EPA Blog
original entryAquatic Robotics: Underwater Glider Helps Monitor Great Lakes Water Quality

it all starts with science

By Tom Hollenhorst and Paul McKinney It’s always exciting to be on a boat heading out under the Duluth lift bridge towards the middle of Lake Superior, but last month’s trip was especially thrilling. Our mission was to rendezvous with EPA’s autonomous Slocum glider, the Nokomis. The glider was returning to the Duluth area after(...)