Our Entry

We intend to map the required 500 km2 of ocean floor using a 100-element grid of water columns as shown in the adjacent figure. Each column will be mapped using a lightweight SONAR pod. The pod is dropped into the ocean from the drone at a specified point. The pod maps a column of water […]

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Our Team

We are an enthusiastic group of undergraduate and graduate students working together to uncover the mysteries of the ocean. We are developing a solution to map the ocean floor, and compete with our innovative entry for the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. Our project encompasses 2 Pratt faculty, more than a hundred students, two senior capstone […]

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