Under Ice Technology and the Blue Economy in the Great Lakes | American Blue Economy Podcast
Innovative AUVs: Changing Winter Time Monitoring
In our final episode of theAmerican Blue Economy Podcast,our hostRear Admiral, Tim Gallaudet, PhD, US Navy (ret)meets with his former NOAA colleagues in the Great Lakes to exploreunder-icetechnologyand how ecological and oil spill monitoring are important tools for the Blue Economyin the region. Joining him are Steve Ruberg, a research physical scientist focusing on winter AUV technology atNOAA’sGreatLakes Environmental Research Lab(GLERL),Dr. Ashley Elgin,a researchbenthicecologist also at GLERL,David Ruck,a documentary filmmaker formerly with NOAAandfounder ofGreat Lakes Outreach Media. Together, they discuss howwinter time monitoring is an important but difficult component of GLERL'slong-time monitoring of the Great Lakes supporting recreation, fisheries, water quality, and more. Many thanks to our loyal listeners, and we wishyou happy holidays, fair winds, and following seasin the years to come!