Feds test Arctic oil-spill-mapping robot
Department of Homeland Security working on underwater robot to help Coast Guard map oil spills under ice providing real-time data
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate has been working for four years on an underwater robot to help the U.S. Coast Guard map spills under ice. With the Arctic changing — ice receding and maritime activity increasing — DHS is the lead agency in planning for an....
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Importance of mapping
Work began in 2015
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