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Wave Glider monitors Hurricane Sandy

6th November 2012 - 13:03 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London


Liquid Robotics used one of its Wave Glider USVs to monitor the weather data during Hurricane Sandy, which hit the east coast of the US at the end of October.

The company is working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in a project to help understand how USVs can aid the prediction of extreme weather, which involves one Wave Glider surveying the oceans.

The particular USV used during Hurricane Sandy was not involved in the project, but was redirected to the area in order to carry out the data collection.

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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