AUV Swims back in Dangerous Seas: Increasingly bad weather forced a mission abort. For safety considerations, the AUV was reprogrammed swim back into to the protected waters of Thunder Bay.

Increasingly bad weather and dangerous seas forced a mission abort. For safety considerations, the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) was reprogrammed swim back into to the protected waters of Thunder Bay. Image courtesy of Thunder Bay 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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