Undersea Vehicles Program

2018 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 2018. New projects will be added as they are confirmed.
-May 10 - May 25, 2018:
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 MPA's"
-June 24 - July 9, 2018:
Tim Battista, NOAA Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment
"Seafloor Characterization of Puerto Rico."
-July 19 - August 2, 2018:
Emma Hickerson, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
"Stetson Bank LTM Mesophotic surveys, NWGOM I"
-August 11 - September 2, 2018:    Mission Canceled
Josh Voss, CIOERT, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
"ROV surveys of Cuba, year 2."
-September 3 - September 27, 2018:
Emma Hickerson, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
"NWGOM II, NWGOM Herrera RESTORE, HI 389A"

2019 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 2019. New projects will be added as they are confirmed.
-January  - February , 2019:
Tim Battista, NOAA Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment
"Seafloor Characterization of Puerto Rico."
-June 5 - June 22, 2019:
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 MPA's"
-TBA, 2019:
Emma Hickerson, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
"Stetson Bank LTM Mesophotic surveys, NWGOM I"