Step 1—The team loads the AUV on a boat trailer in order to transport the 500-pound that will then be loaded on the R/V Storm.

Step 1. The team loads the 500-pound autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) on a boat trailer for transport to the research vessel (R/V) Storm. Image courtesy of Thunder Bay 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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