Undersea Vehicles Program

2017 Operations Schedule (PDF)

The following is a list of mission dates, principal investigators, their affiliation, and project titles that the Undersea Vehicles Program will support in 2017. New projects will be added as they are confirmed.
  • March 21 - 28, 2017:
    Mark Reiss, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    "Monitoring operations around Puerto Rico aboard the NOAA Ship Nancy Foster"
  • March 29 - April 16, 2017:
    Tim Battista, NOAA Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment
    "Seafloor Characterization of Puerto Rico and St. Thomas, USVI"
  • May 15 - June 13, 2017:
    John Reed, Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research, and Technology
    "Mesophotic and Deepwater Reef Ecosystems - ROV Surveys of Cuba"
  • June 18 - July 6, 2017:
    Andrew David, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center
    "Establish Baseline Estimates of Reef Fish Density and Species Composition Associated With Bottom Features Within and Outside the South Atlantic Marine Protected Areas"
  • July 21 - August 6, 2017:
    Emma Hickerson, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
    "Boundary Expansion ROV surveys and Stetson Bank long term monitoring survey."
  • September 15 - 29, 2017:
    Emma Hickerson, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
    "HI 389 post removal ROV survey and DSCRTP ROV Survey."