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Robotic Subs for Rapid-Response Science

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Science  28 Mar 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5308, pp. 1881
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5308.1881b

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The Haro Strait experiment tested a new method of doing oceanography in “real time” (see related story)—and a versatile new tool for collecting the data. Along with an array of buoys and a ship, the experiment relied on two robotic submersibles known as autonomous underwater vehicles.