AFFORDABLE DEEP OCEAN EXPLORATION WITH A HOVERING AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE - Odyssey IV: a 6000 meter rated, cruising and hovering AUV

V. Polidoro, S. Desset, C. Chryssostomidis, F. Hover, J. Morash, R. Damus

Abstract

The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Laboratory (AUV Lab) at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is currently building and testing a new, general purpose and inexpensive 6000 meter capable Hovering Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (HAUV), the ‘ODYSSEY IV class’. The vehicle is intended for rapid deployments, potentially with minimal navigation, thus supporting episodic dives for exploratory missions. For that, the vehicle is capable of fast dive times, short survey on bottom and simple navigation. This vehicle has both high speed cruising and zero speed hovering capabilities, enabling it to perform both broad area search missions and high resolution inspection missions with the same platform.

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Polidoro V., Desset S., Chryssostomidis C., Hover F., Morash J. and Damus R. (2005). AFFORDABLE DEEP OCEAN EXPLORATION WITH A HOVERING AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE - Odyssey IV: a 6000 meter rated, cruising and hovering AUV . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 4: ICINCO, ISBN 972-8865-30-9, pages 218-223. DOI: 10.5220/0001177202180223


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@conference{icinco05,
author={V. Polidoro and S. Desset and C. Chryssostomidis and F. Hover and J. Morash and R. Damus},
title={AFFORDABLE DEEP OCEAN EXPLORATION WITH A HOVERING AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE - Odyssey IV: a 6000 meter rated, cruising and hovering AUV},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 4: ICINCO,},
year={2005},
pages={218-223},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001177202180223},
isbn={972-8865-30-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 4: ICINCO,
TI - AFFORDABLE DEEP OCEAN EXPLORATION WITH A HOVERING AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE - Odyssey IV: a 6000 meter rated, cruising and hovering AUV
SN - 972-8865-30-9
AU - Polidoro V.
AU - Desset S.
AU - Chryssostomidis C.
AU - Hover F.
AU - Morash J.
AU - Damus R.
PY - 2005
SP - 218
EP - 223
DO - 10.5220/0001177202180223