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Marine Tech Talk

Apr 2, 2021

This episode is the third in a special four-part series on “Silbo”, Teledyne Webb Research’s autonomous underwater glider that recently made the first ever circumnavigation of the Atlantic Ocean by an unmanned underwater vehicle. In this episode of Marine Tech Talk, we are joined by Joe Gradone, Former Customer Support Applications Engineer – Slocum Glider, Teledyne Webb Research. Joe discusses Silbo’s journey from St. Thomas back to Cape Cod.  This was the final leg of the journey and covered just under a year (348 days) and 6236 km.

For more information on Slocum Gliders, visit our website at There is a press release on the website that also details the journey as well as a recorded webinar on the journey that can be found on our LINK Webinar channel. For more information on how Slocum gliders are helping researchers and commercial customers explore and understand the ocean, you can google Slocum Gliders or search Twitter for posts from our many customers.