A remote controlled vehicle for interdisciplinary research and education

Carl Steidley, Rafic A. Bachnak, Wien Lohatchit, Alex Sadovski, Cody Ross, Gary Jeffress

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Abstract

Water quality data collection in shallow water areas can be a challenging task. Obstacles encountered in such environments include difficulty in covering large territories and the presence of inaccessible areas due to a variety of reasons such as a soft bottom or contamination. There is also a high chance of disturbing the test area while placing the sensors. This paper describes a NASA-funded project, which has had a great deal of student involvement and is currently in the test phase, to develop a remote-controlled, shallow-draft vehicle designed as a supplemental tool for our studies of the South Texas Coastal waters. The system transmits environmental data wirelessly via a radio to a docking and control station in real-time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-102
Number of pages4
JournalComputers in Education Journal
Volume15
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2005

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Steidley, C., Bachnak, R. A., Lohatchit, W., Sadovski, A., Ross, C., & Jeffress, G. (2005). A remote controlled vehicle for interdisciplinary research and education. Computers in Education Journal, 15(4), 99-102.
Steidley, Carl ; Bachnak, Rafic A. ; Lohatchit, Wien ; Sadovski, Alex ; Ross, Cody ; Jeffress, Gary. / A remote controlled vehicle for interdisciplinary research and education. In: Computers in Education Journal. 2005 ; Vol. 15, No. 4. pp. 99-102.
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Steidley, C, Bachnak, RA, Lohatchit, W, Sadovski, A, Ross, C & Jeffress, G 2005, 'A remote controlled vehicle for interdisciplinary research and education', Computers in Education Journal, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 99-102.

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In: Computers in Education Journal, Vol. 15, No. 4, 10.2005, p. 99-102.

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Steidley C, Bachnak RA, Lohatchit W, Sadovski A, Ross C, Jeffress G. A remote controlled vehicle for interdisciplinary research and education. Computers in Education Journal. 2005 Oct;15(4):99-102.