Weddell Sea Expedition 2019: “Reach The World” educational program introduces DOS offshore management team onboard S.A. Agulhas II.
Holly Ewart takes us into the Online Room on the S.A. Agulhas in the Weddell Sea to meet the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) team. Channing Thomas, the team leader from Ocean Infinity, describes what an AUV is, how it works and the mission plan for the Endurance wreck search.
His team from Ocean Infinity, Todd Oxner, Blake Howard, Devon James, Chad Bonin, Tasmin explain their jobs and what part of the expedition they are most excited about.
Claire Samuel, the expedition offshore manager from Deep Ocean Search tells us how she manages the equipment on the back of the deck and her team Julien Trincali and Pierre Le Gall show us and explain how they make an image from the sound that the AUV collects and that they are hoping to make a 3-D map of the Endurance wreck if they find it!