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Kathy Couchon - Narragansett High School (Narragansett, RI)
Research Experience: AUV Engineering Trial in Fram Straight in Support of the Gakkel Ridge Expedition
Research Objectives: To conduct initial tests of remotely operated vehicles and other equipment that will be used on a cruise that will investigate the geological and oceanographic features of the Gakkel Ridge in the central Arctic Ocean. The engineering trial cruise will be conducted aboard the Swedish Icebreaker ODEN.
Research funded by: National Science Foundation
Host Researchers: Rob Reeves-Sohn, Susan Humpris (WHOI), Eva Gronlund (Swedish Polar Research Secretariat)
International Educator Partner: Dietmar Gruber, Karlsruhe, Germany
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