AUV Expedition Explores Coral Reefs Around Aquarius Reef Base

Mission: General

Posted by: Aaron Alexander

Dr. Mark Patterson, a scientist at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, is currently leading an expedition to survey the coral reefs around Aquarius Reef Base! His team will use two autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) that will map the coral reefs in the area and identify the reef species.

The team has been keeping daily logs over on their blog and will host two live webinars on Thursday, August 20th. You can catch the live webinars at 2PM EDT and 7PM EDT. Be sure to tune in!