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1999 Projects

Current Projects

Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) Benthic processes
Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) Midwater research
Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) Upper ocean biogeochemistry
Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) New research platforms
Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) ROV improvements
Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) Mooring improvements
Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) New in-situ Instruments
Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) Information management and archiving
Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) Education and outreach
Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) 1998 Projects
Green_Ball.gif (257 bytes) 1997 Projects


1999 Projects: ROV improvements

Integrated Viewing System upgrade for the ROV Tiburon

Project lead/manager: Michael Matthews
Project team: Doug Au and Thomas O’Reilly

During its first year of operation (1998), the integrated viewing system for Tiburon (IView) fulfilled its design objective of providing the ROV with the capability of coordinated and independent dual-camera viewing with illumination that tracks the cameras' positions. The success of the system  has prompted users to request several modifications to enhance its capabilities and improve its reliability. These enhancements include the addition of features such as system self-testing, auto-alignment, auto-calibration, and stall-detection, and a graphic user interface to support the modifications.

Next: Tiburon thruster and power system upgrades

Last updated: 07 October 2004