Remotely Piloted Systems
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This is a media curation page for the PIRatE Lab's AARR Program.  We are developing practical, low cost programs to monitor resources in our coastal zone (the land near the ocean and the ocean near the land) with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs aka "drones") overhead and subtidal Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) .  Enjoy!!  
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Video Overview of OpenROV v2.8 ‘Deep ROV’ Capable of Operating at 150m

Video Overview of OpenROV v2.8 ‘Deep ROV’ Capable of Operating at 150m | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Check out this overview of the modifications we made from a stock OpenROV v2.8 in order to allow us to operate at depth of 150m to document the S.S. Tahoe wreck in Lake Tahoe! Via the Return to the…
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Yeah baby!  We only got ours to 30m.  I love the tweaks.  Nice job you guy:

Check out this video of their mods:


and this overview for those of you new to OpenROV:



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Big ideas and little robots: Using the OpenROV in interdisciplinary STEM projects

Big ideas and little robots: Using the OpenROV in interdisciplinary STEM projects | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Joey Maier is a biology professor at Polk State College where he uses every possible opportunity to encourage his students to spend time in the water, play with technology, and do #CitizenScience. …
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We are doing much of the same things here at CSUCI.  Great to see so many of us are using these cheap, open source technologies to bolster student learning and engagement.
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