Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Data Collection at Reclamation Sites
Reclamation ROV operators and data collection experts seek to upgrade current capabilities to better address Reclamation's mission specifically in water and sediment management and underwater inspections. The project tasks include conducting a survey to determine gaps in ROV technology that could be addressed by currently available solution.
Need and Benefit
Underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROV's) have been primarily used for many years to inspect underwater features. Recent technological advances allow for better cameras, better lighting, further range, ease-of-operation, and advanced data collection payloads.
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Bureau of Reclamation Review
The following documents were reviewed by experts in fields relating to this project's study and findings. The results were determined to be achieved using valid means.
Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Data Collection at Reclamation Sites (final, PDF, 3.2MB)
By Matthew Klein, Adam Moore
Report completed on September 30, 2022