Pollution-Hunting Robot to Prowl Chesapeake Bay
July 19, 2012
UMCES Staff Cited:
You've heard about government drones hunting terrorists? Well, a more low-key drone is headed our way –- one that will search for pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.
A new underwater robot, to be launched early next year, will help researchers at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science diagnose the health of the Chesapeake Bay and be available as a shared resource for scientists to use in coastal environments around the world, according to the university's press office.
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