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Ruth Patterson on Top End science, research and piloting uncrewed surface vessels

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Ruth Patterson posing with the first OCIUS USV “Beth” to come to Darwin.

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to pilot oceangoing vessels from your dining room table? Are you curious about undertaking science and research in remote areas? This week on Boiling Point, Ben and Tim caught up with Ruth Patterson, a Darwin-based PhD candidate and oceanographer.  Tune in to find out about OCIUS Bluebottles, hydrodynamic modelling and more.


Ruth Patterson and daughter in the bridge (living room) at the (remote) helm of a USV.