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Gulf Glider

gulf glider

This Autonomous Underwater Glider (AUG) surveys nearshore red drum spawning habitat in the Gulf of Mexico. The Slocum Glider is equipped with a suite of environmental sensors, a passive acoustic recorder, and a Vemco Vmt-35 receiver. The research is a collaborative effort between Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI), the University of South Florida (USF), and the Ocean Tracking Network (OTN).

Additional Information

Where was the image taken / the data collected ?: Gulf of Mexico offshore of Tampa Bay
When was image taken / the data collected ? : 11/04/2014
Which Teledyne Equipment is used ?: Slocum Glider
Author : carltonward

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