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Australian Scientists

Study the Antarctic

Geoscience Australia’s Antarctic Geosci- ence program, which carries out marine and onshore research for the Australian government, has completed three Antarctic surveys during the 2016-2017 ? eld season in hopes of helping to increase understand- ing of these environments to better manage and protect them. news/australian-scientists-study-antarc- tic-547192

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IMAGING SYSTEM - Ultra-high resoluOon - Twin pods enable ?exible mounOng on ROVs and AUVs - Dynamic (pro?ling) or staOc (scanning) operaOon - Full colour point clouds from RGB lasers - Unprecedented scan speed (300,000 points/second) - High-sensiOvity colour camera with live video streaming - No wet moving parts - Real-Ome signal and image processing - Embedded inerOal navigaOon system - Simple in-?eld, on-deck calibraOon - Compact and lightweight (42 cm length x 11.4 cm diameter, 6 kg) - Low capital cost

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