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January 2020 Data Collection

KelpBots Snoopy and Darter ran at the UNE kelp farm in Saco Bay, ME to collect a full suite of information on recently-planted kelp lines.  Key data collected includes echograms from the Simrad EK80 scientific echosounder, “kelpcam” as 360 degree camera system, and environmental sensors.

(Above) Example scientific echogram showing 5-line kelp array; (Below) vehicle relative x/y location and vehicle depth versus time with echogram navigation indicated in red.