July 10, 2017
Summer 2017 Drone Course
This summer, Dr. Dave Johnston along with MaRRS lab staff taught the summer drone course, Drones in Marine Bio …
April 1, 2017
Girls Exploring Science and Technology
The MaRRS Lab was happy to take part in the Girls Exploring Science and Technology (GEST) event hosted by Duk …
March 19, 2017
Summit on the Future of Remote Sensing for Tropica …
Workshop events were held in Beaufort, NC on March 19-21.  They included plenary presentations and participat …
February 16, 2017
SciREN
The Scientific Research and Education Network, or SciREN event was held Feb. 16 at the North Carolina Aquarium …
December 27, 2016
Antarctica LTER
Dave Johnston and Julian Dale traveled to Palmer Station, Antarctica to participate in a month long cruise wit …
November 29, 2016
Duke Drone Workshop
We were asked to present at Duke’s Drone Workshop, sponsored by the Vice Provost of Research. The worksh …
September 20, 2016
Mallows Bay
At the end of World War I, the U.S. Navy had excess logistics ships and the decision was made to scuttle over …
June 22, 2016
Brad Sneeden Marine Science Academy
On 22 Jun 2016, we were thrilled to provide an autonomous vehicle presentation to the Brad Sneeden Marine Scie …
June 9, 2016
Croatan High School
On Jun 9, 2016, Croatan High School Pre-engineering teacher Cory Efland, construction teacher Bob Staub, stude …
June 2, 2016
Mapping Bird Shoals with UNC IMS
Our research group teamed up with coastal geologists from Antonio Rodriguez’ lab at UNC Institute of Marine …
May 26, 2016
East Carteret High School – Marine Debris Pr …
Ms Schooley’s AP Environmental Science Class presented on the use of UAS and marine debris detection, in …
May 12, 2016
Hosting the Japan Ecosystem Conservation Society
On May 12th, we hosted the Japan Ecosystem Conservation Society, the island nation’s largest conservation gr …
May 9, 2016
Sea Turtle Surveys at Cape Lookout
Collaboration with NOAA and the National Park Service in early May 2016.  Multiple platforms (fixed wing plan …
April 16, 2016
Carteret County Aviation Association Visit
On April 16 we hosted the Carteret County Aviation Association. We demonstrated our UAS capabilities and appl …
March 17, 2016
Carteret County Civic Leaders
We really enjoyed hosting civic leaders from around Carteret County.  Great exchange of ideas!!
August 3, 2015
Costa Rica Sea Turtle Project
The Duke Marine Robotics and Remote Sensing Lab is calculating nearshore marine turtle densities in the Easter …
June 29, 2015
Unmanned Aerial Systems in Marine Science and Cons …
The capabilities of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for marine science and conservation applications are growing …