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MTS Marine Mineral Resources Committee Webinar | Sensing the Deep – Sensors & AUVs for Deep Sea Exploration & Operations
Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
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MTS Committee Webinar: Sensing the Deep – Sensors & AUVs for Deep Sea Exploration & Operations

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Kongsberg Discovery produces a range of AUVs used as sensor carriers to obtain high resolution data from the seabed. Recent results showing the detection of polymetallic nodules on synthetic aperture sonar images will be presented. Other examples with particular relevance to marine minerals will be presented, e.g. sediment cloud monitoring possibilities.

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Date and Time:

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM EDT


Dr. Berit Floor Lund, Kongsberg Discovery

Dr. Ing. Berit F. Lund is Director Research in Kongsberg Discovery, and has a responsibility for external research collaborations. Berit has worked in various technical and strategic roles in KONGSBERG over the last 12 years. Prior to joining KONGSBERG she was a senior scientist within control engineering in SINTEF. She holds a doctors degree in Engineering Cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.  Her scientific passion is for systems mathematics, modeling, control and advanced data analysis.


Dr. Alex Barnard, Chair MTS Marine Mineral Resources Committee

Alex Barnard is a scientist, father, and educator. He has a PhD in Marine Geoscience from the University of Houston and works in both industry and academia. He is the founder of an online education company, and serves as a review board member for two academic journals.

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