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PREFERRED TERM
SDN:B76::B7600005Unspecified Autonomous Underwater Vehicle  
DEFINITION
  • A generic term to describe an unmanned robot equipped with oceanographic sensors or sonar systems that travels underwater without operator intervention. It typically conducts underwater surveys such as detecting and mapping submerged wrecks, rocks, and obstructions that pose a hazard to navigation for commercial and recreational vessels.
ENTRY TERMS
  • AUV
NOTE
  • accepted
IDENTIFIER
  • SDN:B76::B7600005
DATE
  • 2017-11-15 13:49:12.0
IDENTIFIER
  • SDN:B76::B7600005
VERSION
  • 1
BELONGS TO GROUP
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
AUV
URI
http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/B76/current/B7600005/
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