Undersea Vehicles Program

2022 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 2022. New projects will be added as they are confirmed.
-March 12 - April 4, 2022:
Tim Battista, NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Sciences
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Multibeam groundtruthing of  Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.  NOAA Ship Nancy Foster"
-April 5-22, 2022:
Dr. Amy Gusick, National History Museum of Los Angeles
"ROV Surveys of Geological Features off Southern California.  R/V Sally Ride"
-April 30 - May 15, 2022:
Dr. Amy Wright, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Marine Biotechnology
"NOAA OER marine biotechnology work on deepwater sponges.  R/V Point Sur"
-May 30 - June 12, 2022:
Dr. Peter Etnoyer, NOAA-Deep Sea Coral Program
"Soft coral collections in De Soto Canyon"
-June 27 - July 31 , 2022:
Stacey Harter, NOAA NMFS
"ROV surveys of Gulf of Mexico Mesophotic Coral.  NOAA Ship Pisces"
-Sept 1 - 18, 2022:
Marissa Nuttall, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
"BOEM habitat characterization of the newly added sanctuary reefs.  R/V Manta"
-Oct 1 - Oct 9, 2022:
Dr. Peter Etnoyer, NOAA-Deep Sea Coral Program
"Soft coral collections in De Soto Canyon"