Robotsicle

Robotsicle

"Robotsicle," researcher Britney Schmidt's nickname for this photo. Icefin's "face" with instruments and cameras covered in ice after a research dive on the RISE UP research project. Icefin was the first human-made visitor to the grounding line of Thwaites Glacier and is also prepping for a future trip to Jupiter's moon Europa to sea for life in its vast ocean.

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College of Sciences, News Room, Research Horizons

Categories
Research, Aerospace, Engineering, Environment, Robotics
Keywords
Thwaites Glacier, grounding line, grounding zone, Instability, autonomous undersea vehicles, Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, auv, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (Auvs), Sea-level rise, Sealevel, sea level rise, climate change, Global Warming Climate Change, Global Warming Research
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jan 29, 2020 - 8:15am
  • Last Updated: Jan 29, 2020 - 8:15am