seafloor and habitat mapping

High-resolution mapping of deep-sea vertical walls using ocean robots

AUV mapping canyon walls

A new study published by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) combines novel autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) mapping and imaging methodologies to reveal the complex 3D terrain of deep-sea vertical cliffs and the diversity of species associated with them.

Update on Project Shearwater

A ‘Menorcan’ Shearwater at La Mola, Menorca (photo: Russell Wynn)

Researchers have reported on a project that aims to help with the conservation of a critically endangered European seabird.