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Photo of an Ecomapper autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), and crew

2019 (approx.)

Detailed Description

USGS scientists load and check the mission path onto an Ecomapper autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), while other crew members collect vertical profile information using a multiple-parameter water-quality meter. This technology is part of the USGS Next Generation Water Observing System in the Delaware River Basin.


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