IVER 3 The IVER 3 is truly a first-of-its-kind AUV, proudly displaying serial number 001 to confirm it. With this brand-new equipment, GLRC researchers have access to a host of new technologies, including:
High-resolution, forward-looking video/still digital camera
EdgeTech 2505 digital side scan and mapping sonar
Acoustic Doppler current profiler and velocity log
The IVER 3’s sonar system uses the full range of EdgeTech side-scan sonar frequencies (100–1,600 kHz), making it the most versatile sonar imaging system available. The ultra-high-resolution EdgeTech sonar provides unrivaled imaging resolution and full three-dimensional mapping capabilities.
IVER 3’s more-than-300-foot-depth diving capabilities coupled with its 12 hours of operating time provides unsurpassed underwater survey capabilities to Center researchers—and a winning combination for the Great Lakes.