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WCRP-FPA2 Polar Challenge

Be the first to complete a 2000km continuous mission with an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle under the sea ice

The World Climate Research Program (WCRP) and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (FPA2) are jointly promoting a Polar Challenge, which will reward the first team to complete a 2000km continuous mission with an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) under the sea ice in the Arctic or Antarctic. Bonuses can be gained with optional demonstrations. The WCRP-FPA2 Polar Challenge, with prize money totalling 500,000 CHF, is a global competition challenging teams to push the boundaries of polar ocean monitoring capabilities.

This video has been initially produced and kindly released by the Science and Technology Organization-Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (STO-CMRE), hereby deeply acknowledged.
This video is for illustration purpose only. Please kindly check the rules and procedures of the competition.