Off on a mission

lowering Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) into Great South Bay, Long Island

Detailed Description

The AUV navigates to its starting position before diving to a fixed distance off the seabed to measure dissolved oxygen concentrations in the Great South Bay, Long Island, NY.  The goal is to document the spatial extent of low dissolved oxygen concentrations, or hypoxia, to identify the best habitat for juvenile hard clam survival.

Details

Image Dimensions: 4000 x 3000

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Location Taken: Great South Bay, Long Island, NY, US