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Volume 26 Issue 1 - Publication Date: 1 January 2007
Special Issue: The 12th International Symposium on Robotics Research
 
Techniques for Deep Sea Near Bottom Survey Using an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle
 
D.R. Yoerger, M. Jakuba, A. M. Bradley MS7 Blake Bldg, Woods Hole Oceanographic Insitution, Woods Hole, MA 02543 USA and B. Bingham Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Needham, MA 02492, USA
 
This paper reports the development and at-sea deployment of a set of algorithms that have enabled the autonomous underwater vehicle ABE to conduct near-bottom surveys in the deep sea. Algorithms for long baseline acoustic positioning, terrain-following, and automated nested surveys are reported.
 
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Example 1: Hydrothermal vent prospecting with ABE.
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