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Breakthrough in Automated Ocean Sampling

WHOI underwater robot automated sample

A hybrid ROV developed by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) took the first known automated sample performed by a robotic arm in the ocean. Last month, an international team of researchers used one of WHOI’s underwater robots, Nereid Under Ice (NUI), to explore Kolumbo volcano, an active submarine volcano off Greece’s famed Santorini island. “For a vehicle to take a

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