Remus Mission Summary

August 24, 2009

South Shore Water Quality Monitoring Survey


This mission is one of an ongoing series of surveys conducted on the south shore of Oahu for water quality monitoring. The vehicle was deployed near the Kilo Nalu 10m site and headed east conducting the survey and returned back to the starting location with an offshore transect. The mission was designed to allow the vehicle collect surface data on most legs and collect data from the surface to the seafloor on the boundary legs and the center leg. The vehicle used a combination of acoustic and GPS navigation and completed the mission in 2 hours 12 minutes covering a total distance of 15.34km. Data collected includes bathymetry, currents, acoustic backscatter, salinity and temperature.


Environmental Conditions


Data Products


Salinity Temperature
Optical Backscatter  




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