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Search for Amelia Earhart Pre-Mission Module

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The Nauticos Eustace Earhart Expedition Education Module is designed to prepare and engage remote education participants actively in the “Search for Amelia Earhart’s Electra E-10 Plane” guided by the expertise of the Nauticos and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution teams.

Conducting the activities in this module, remote participants will:

  • Plot the flight path of Amelia’s last flight using primary source radio messages from her and Fred Noonan documented by LAE Airport, Nauru Island and Itasca Coast Guard radio operators;
  • Explain why the REMUS 6000 is a good tool to use to search for the Electra in Deep Water;
  • Analyze real REMUS mission side-scan sonar data, distinguishing ocean geology, bottom and man-made objects.
  • Identify the unique features of Amelia’s Electra that assist the Nauticos team confirm a target of interest as Amelia’s customized Electra;
  • Be able to contact Nauticos Expedition Team to ask questions through skype or email.

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Underwater Geology

Underwater Geology

REMUS 6000 The digital images displayed in this viewer were created using side scan sonar (returned pulses of reflected sound). Q: What does the Cent ...

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Underwater Geology

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Water Quality
Nauticos News Night 10 — REMUS Launch

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Sonar Team Challenge

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Sonar Girl Sue’s REMUS Camera

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REMUS Mission Launch

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REMUS Mission Recovery

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Amelia’s Electra

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Last Flight — Elgen

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Last Flight — Radio

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Last Flight — Out of Gas

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Sonar Data Analysis

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Sonar Data

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Slideshow: Amelia Earhart after July 2, 1937 Slideshow: Amelia Earhart after July 2, 1937

Slideshow: Amelia Earhart after July 2, 1937

10 B 002 George Putnam and George Putnam Jr. near San Simeon, California. About 1946 – George Putnan J ...

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9 A 001 Pan Am facility, dinner key, Miamil, Florida - Galten 9 A 002 Note N ...

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8 A 001 Photo of Herald Tribune (New York) Map and Oak takeoff, March 18, 1937 - Long ...

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7 A 002 A.E. and mechanic looking at left engine - N.Y. Herald Tribune, Perdue 7 A ...

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6 A 001 2 Pictures of David Putnam Refueling Boston & Maine Fokker - Nilla Putnam, Long ...

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5 A 001 Pan American Clippership in book "The Fun of It" - Illustration 5 A 002 ...

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3 A 001 A.E., Admiral Byrd, Mrs. Guest, New York return - 20 Hours, 40 Minutes 3 A ...

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2 A 001 Wreck of A.E.'s Airster in cabbage patch - 20 Hours, 40 Minutes 2 A 002 ...

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1 A 008 Birthplace of A.E. in Atchison, KA - Purdue, Long 1 A 007 A.E.'s bir ...

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Contact the Team

EMAIL THE EXPEDITION TEAM

Email Sallie Smith any questions you have for the Eustace Earhart Discovery “Search for Amelia” expedition team at sea.

sallie@mv.nauticos.rf.org

SCHEDULE A SKYPE AUDIO SESSION

Email Sallie Smith to schedule a Skype Session with your group. Make sure to include your name, location, requested data and time.

sallie@mv.nauticos.rf.org