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NIO makes underwater investigations easier

26 August 2011

PANAJI: The National Institute of Oceanography has developed an innovative Autonomous Vertical Profiler (AVP), a device that would make underwater investigations easier and safer for the marine scientists.

Coming out with this information on its website, the National Institute of Oceanography further informs that the AVP is a US-patented technology development of the Marine Instrumentation Group at the NIO. “By design, the AVP floats vertically on the sea surface, and when in motion it is propelled in a downward direction by a brushless underwater motor run at a constant speed,” the web information adds.  The NIO is one of the constituent laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi….

Read more: http://www.navhindtimes.in/goa-news/nio-makes-underwater-investigations-easier

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August 27, 2011 at 7:18 am

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