The Autonomous Benthic Explorer, affectionately nicknamed ABE, had reached the seafloor during its 222nd research dive when all contact with the research vessel Melville abruptly ceased.
What does ABE stand for?
ABE stands for Autonomous Benthic Explorer (underwater robotic vehicle)
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- Army Budget Estimate
- Assistant Brigade Engineer
- Association Bancaire pour l'Euro (French: Euro Banking Association)
- Association of Building Engineers
- Association of Business Executives
- Atlanta Board of Education (Atlanta, GA)
- Attitude Bias Electronics
- Automated Barcode Evaluator
- Automated Benefits Exchange (System)
- Automated Buyer Environment (Canadian Government software)
- Available Bandwidth Estimation
- Average Bond Energy (chemistry)
- Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Launching & Recovering Equipment; USN Rating)
- Avion Bombardier d'Eau (French: Water Bombing Aircraft)
- Advisory Body of Experts on the Law of the Sea
- Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Launching & Recovering Equipment) First Class (Naval Rating)
- Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Launching & Recovering Equipment) Second Class (Naval Rating)
- Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Launching & Recovering Equipment) Third Class (Naval Rating)
- Adult Basic Education Association (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
- Adult Basic Education Authorization
Samples in periodicals archive:
One such vehicle, called the Autonomous Benthic Explorer (ABE), can be dropped into a plume, where it zooms around in the water column and maps a 5-km-square grid of the chemical signal.
Sentry is the successor to ABE, the Autonomous Benthic Explorer, a pioneering free-swimming robot launched in 1995 that revolutionized deep-sea exploration by expanding scientists' reach.
The AUV currently under development at WHOI is nicknamed "ABE" for Autonomous Benthic Explorer, and the elegance and simplicity of making measurements from such a platform belies the technological achievements needed to make it possible.
The areas of deep submergence facilities that will require focused attention in order to sustain a robust deep submergence program include Alvin upgrades and improvement of the sub's operational systems, ROV and tethered vehicle improvements, and integration of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) systems such as ABE, the Autonomous Benthic Explorer.
The Autonomous Benthic Explorer (ABE) can survey the seafloor to depths of over 5,000 meters.
The Autonomous Benthic Explorer, known to its friends as ABE, is a robotic vehicle designed for deep-ocean exploration and monitoring.