Seabed photography from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Jones, D., Bett, B., McPhail, S., Flewellen, C. and Conquer, M. (2005) Seabed photography from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. Journal of Marine Science and Environment, (C3), 21-28.


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This paper details the development and integration of a digital stills camera system for the Autosub autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). A monochrome Charge Coupled Device (CCD) imager (for amateur astronomy) and a zoom flash (for conventional amateur photography) were selected and prepared for deepwater operation. The system was successfully trialled in the Western Approaches (May 2004) and its first science mission was carried out in East Greenland (September 2004).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
T Technology > TR Photography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GC Oceanography
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > National Oceanography Centre (NERC)
ePrint ID: 20398
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
August 2005Published
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2006
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 11:38

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