Saildrones Launched in Hopes of Collecting Ocean Data for Improved Weather Forecasts and Carbon Accounting #drone #droneday
On December 9 Saildrone launched 3 USVs. From Saildrone:
The mission will operate in the North Atlantic, the vehicles sailing back and forth across the Gulf Stream for six months. Data will be sent via satellite in near real-time to help scientists at ECMWF improve their earth-system approach to forecasting, and those at the University of Rhode Island working to quantify the Gulf Stream’s role in carbon uptake and predict its stability or vulnerability in the future. The three Saildrone Explorers are expected to be retrieved in Newport, RI, in mid-2022.
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