Boaty’s adventures in the Southern Ocean
27 June 2017: University of Southampton press release on Boaty McBoatface’s return press release - including the animated fly-through
19 April 2017: Blog post on “Boaty’s second big adventure in the Orkney Passage” by Eleanor: https://dynopocruise2017.blogspot.co.uk
5 April 2017: And on “Boaty’s first big adventure” by Stephen Griffies: https://dynopocruise2017.blogspot.co.uk/2017/04/boatys-first-big-adventure.html
20 March 2017: An article in the Conversation: https://theconversation.com/mcboatface-lead-scientist-how-famed-submarine-will-help-unlock-the-causes-of-deep-sea-warming-74797.
Photos and Videos
Photo highlights of the Autosub Long Range deployments are here:
Here is a compilation video of Boaty McBoatface highlights from Povl Abrahamsen:
Note: Resolution improves if you pop it out/full screen the video.
As a side project during the DynOPO cruise, I worked on coding an animation of Boaty McBoatface in Matlab along with the MARS/Autosub engineer, Rob Templeton. If you’re curious about creating 3-d visualisations of (radially-symmetric) objects in Matlab, here’s an example (embedded from Vimeo):
Fly-through style animation