to the Engineering Technology for Ocean Exploration (Biomimicry) HOWSession
Monday the 24th of January 2018
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, the 12th Savannah Science Seminar
Presentation will be on "How to Build a Radio Operated
underwater Vehicle (ROV)". Your presenter, Events and Volunteer Coordinator Jody Patterson
and SSS Board Members and program facilitators Gerry Heebner and Jim Goodlett will be at the host site, Chatham
County Aquatic Center.
Among a vast array of information you will be getting,
the following is a brief outline to the presentation:
· Splash Down!
· Ballasting and Buoyancy Control AND Piloting and Navigation for the ROV Challenge
Jody Patterson is the Events and Volunteer Coordinator for Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary and has supported the site since 2009 through administrative, operations, public outreach, volunteer engagement and education initiatives. She pursues an interest in wilderness conservation and habitat protection through science interpretation, promoting sustainable practices, encouraging enviornmental stewardship and exploration of our ocean planet. She is a certified PADI Rescue Diver, NAI Interpretive Guide and a marine technology instructor. Her prior professional experiences include almost two decades of accounting and fund administration for private industry resulting in a strong business background and work ethic. A native of Greenville, South Carolina, she enjoys living in the lowcountry these days on a salt marsh barrier island in Georgia where she practices permaculture gardening with her husband, two children, dogs, cats, chickens and honeybees.
The following are directions for getting to the Seminar:
From the Downtown.
Heading south on Abercorn, turn left onto Eisenhowever
(you will then be heading east). After you pass Waters
Avenue, the next light will be Sally Mood Drive. Take
a right at Sally Mood Drive, which will now have you heading
south. About a 1/2 mile up on the left, just past the
second set of softball fields, is the Chatahm County Aquatic
Center. Park anywhere in the front, save for the handicap