Using Telepresence to Lead an Oceanographic Expedition

Nov 12, 2015
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Professor Omand from the University of Rhode Island lead a research cruise from the shore in early November. Telepresence technology from the Inner Space Center was utilized aboard the R/V Endeavor to allow Dr. Ormand to lead the research expedition, whose goal was to collect data on how the ocean absorbs carbon. Read the news stories below to learn more about Dr. Omands research and how teleprescence allowed her to continue her research when she couldnt be aboard the vessel.

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