Boaty McBoatface Is Going on Its First Mission
Boaty, was one of the most famous names in recent maritime history, and it's now a new type of autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), which will be able to travel under ice, reach depths of 6,000 meters, and transmit the data it collects to researchers via a radio link.
A sub christened Boaty McBoatface after a public vote to name a research ship is set to embark on its first polar mission.
Boaty McBoatface is ready for duty.
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) had originally asked members of the public to suggest names for its new polar research ship.
Clearly horrified at the thought of having to give its lovely new vessel such a daft name, the NERC reminded everyone that it would have the final say.
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A huge majority backed a campaign for the name Boaty McBoatface - but officials rejected the victor and instead chose to name the ship after naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.
Boaty and friends will launch from Chile on Friday to begin the journey to the Antarctic on board the research ship RRS James Clark Ross.
Boaty McBoatface will be sent into the Antarctic to study water flow and turbulence in the Orkney Passage, which is more than 2 miles deep, in order to help scientists better understand the impact of global warming.
Recently, scientists have suspected that changing winds over the Southern Ocean are affecting the speed of seafloor currents carrying AABW - and that could be affecting the amount of turbulent flow in the Orkney Passage.
'Boaty McBoatface, ' so-called because of an online poll conducted a year ago, is about to embark on its maiden voyage to Antarctica and the internet isn't quite sure what to make of it.
"Our goal is to learn enough about these convoluted processes to represent them in the models that scientists use to predict how our climate will evolve over the 21st century and beyond".
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Wellesley fire chief reminds you to check smoke & CO alarms this weekend
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Court to rule on Park on March 10
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