AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLES (AUVs)
This page contains links to various aspects of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Click on the slideshow or scroll down for more information.
Image of the University of Washington's Self-Propelled Underwater Research Vessel (SPURV), believed to be the first AUV. Naval Drones. (2012). Special Purpose Underwater Research Vehicle (SPURV) [note that SPURV appears to have been incorrectly named]. Retrieved from http://www.navaldrones.com/SPURV.html
Image of Norwegian-designed AUV capable of performing underwater tasks in close quarters. Amøbe. (2018). Photo commissioned by Eelume AS (https://eelume.com/). Retrieved from https://www.amobe.no/en/equinor-reshaping
Image of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's (WHOI) Jaguar AUV surveying Antarctic sea ice. WHOI. (2014). Underwater Robot Sheds New Light on Antarctic Sea Ice. Retrieved from http://www.whoi.edu/news-release/SeabedAntarctic
Image of supercomputer forecast from March 31, 2019 of global currents and sea surface temperature (colour overlay). Beccario, C. (2019). Retrieved from https://earth.nullschool.net
Image of Popular Science's 1966 vision of 1967 vehicles. Popular Science. (1966). What the '67 Cars Will Really Be Like. Retrieved from http://www.imperialclub.com/Articles/67Science/cover.jpg
Last revised: April 12, 2019