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Oceanographic Instrumentation: Measurement, Process & Analysis
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I am sure all of the readers would agree that we need more data from the Oceans but with the increasing costs of sending ships to sea we need to look towards other technologies and . Unmanned systems (including satellites) offer a huge methods potential in this area, they can operate for long periods of time gathering data for comparatively low costs. also be launching our larger C-Worker 7. This diesel electric
Looking back, from the time you started your ‘work class’ ASV is constructed with redundant systems and career to today: What technology do you attri- ideal for offshore energy applications. bute with having the greatest in? uence on the The large moon pool (2.5m long, 1m wide) can be ability to explore and work underneath the wa- equipped with a wide range of payload frames including ter more ef? ciently and effectively, and why?
USBL, winches, sonars and even an inspection ROV system. We have certainly seen huge leaps forward in battery
The last exciting development that I will mention here is the technology, inertial reference units, USBL accuracy and so- launch of some signi