SeaBED-class AUVs have shown their versatility in environments ranging from the open ocean to the dense ice cover of the Arctic.
WHOI engineer Hanumant Singh developed this autonomous surface vehicle (ASV) and, together with scientists Fiamma Straneo and Sarah Das, deployed the vehicle for field studies with support from the Arctic Research Initiative.
We collect a lot of data from underwater environments related to fisheries, coral reef ecology and other applications.
Underwater photomosaicking involves surveying extended areas of the ocean floor, collecting overlapping images, identifying their common features, and then merging the images to form larger mosaics.
My group’s research interests include imaging and robotics underwater. Our group of students, post-docs and collaborators work on diverse interests including photomosaicking, visually based navigation, 3D image reconstruction, image segmentation and classification, and chemical sensors. MORE