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SonarWiz Used in BentProp Project To Discover Seafloor Wreckage

Chesapeake Technology, the company that makes SonarWiz data collection and post-processing software, has renewed its multi-year partnership with the BentProp Project, which has used SonarWiz software since Dec. 2010 to create and review sonar images to identify high-likelihood search targets such as planes on the seafloor. Hundreds of images are scanned each day during a typical one-month project. Since 2014,

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Northwestern Michigan College Offers Underwater Robotics Program

Northwestern Michigan College is the first in the United States to offer a Bachelor of Science in Maritime Technology, including courses in calibration, deployment, operation, maintenance and management of marine technology assets, including data collection, processing and mapping. Part of the course involves examining shipwrecks at depths of approximately 150 m using Saab Seaeye’s Falcon ROV outfitted with an advanced

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