University of North Carolina at Wilmington National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NURC's AUVs

Mapping the Oculina Bank Experimental Closed Area with NOAA and NASA.

Mission Information

Join NOAA and NASA as they collaborate to map a deep coral marine reserve off the Florida coast!

High tech NOAA ocean mapping robots will be deployed from NASA’s space shuttle booster rocket recovery ship to provide the first detailed habitat maps of the deeper portions of the Oculina Experimental Closed Area.