Science is collaborating within the autonomy space to collect data on the Antarctic Ocean
The Ocean covers around 70% of the Earth’s surface with very few of it successfully explored (5%), thus Liquid Robotics developed the Wave Glider to use autonomous technology designed to gather data on matters such as water temperatures, saline levels, pressures in depths up to 160 yards, as well as possible detection of rogue waves.
Built to run on solar energy with satellite transmissions for real time link, and autonomy for precise self-control and detailed self-monitoring, the Wave Glider’s prepared to move it’s way to new destinations.
The first research station is at the Antarctic Peninsula, then it will be travelling to one of the dangerously stormy areas of the world, Drake Passage, all while measuring how heat moves through water and the air for Oceanographers to better realise Ocean Warming.
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