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ASV to redeploy C-Workers to Gulf of Mexico

3rd May 2016 - 18:30 GMT | by Richard Thomas in New Orleans

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C-Worker 5 and C-Worker 6 unmanned surface vehicles will be redeployed to the Gulf of Mexico in 2017 to assist in ongoing research into the environmental impact on marine mammals following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.

Five years on from the accident efforts still continue to determine the full impact on the marine and mammal ecosystem as an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil gushed into the sea from a damage sea-bed pipe.

A consortium including ASV, Seiche and the University of Louisiana in 2015 began using C-Worker 6 and C-Enduro USVs (provided by ASV), fitted with a …

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