A Robust Compact Water Sampler For Underwater Robotic Vehicles
Andrew Mullen, Georgia Institute of Technology
Daniel Dichek, Georgia Institute of Technology
Justin Lawrence, Georgia Institute of Technology
Matthew Meister, Georgia Institute of Technology
Frances Bryson, Georgia Institute of Technology
Anthony Spears, Georgia Institute of Technology
Benjamin Hurwitz, Georgia Institute of Technology
Peter Washam, Georgia Institute of Technology
Enrica Quartini, Georgia Institute of Technology
Britney Schmidt, Georgia Institute of Technology

Keywords: water sampling; solenoid pump; 3D printing; pressure compensated; submersible; compact; robotic platform

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A Sequential Population-Based Search for AUVs
Tarek El-Mihoub, Jade University of Applied Sciences
Lars Nolle, Jade University of Applied Sciences
Christoph Tholen, Jade University of Applied Sciences

Keywords: autonomous underwater vehicles, localization problem, genetic algorithms, evolutionary algorithms, navigation errors, submarine groundwater discharge

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A novel navigation method for autonomous underwater vehicle in the middle water column
Hao Feng, Shenyang Institute of Automation (SIA), Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jiancheng Yu, Shenyang Institute of Automation (SIA), Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yan Huang, Shenyang Institute of Automation (SIA), Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jianan Qiao, Shenyang Institute of Automation (SIA), Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhenyu Wang, Shenyang Institute of Automation (SIA), Chinese Academy of Sciences
Kai Liu, Shenyang Institute of Automation (SIA), Chinese Academy of Sciences

Keywords: Autonomous underwater vehicle, navigation, ADCP, DVL, current estimation

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Advances in fisheries science through emerging observing technologies
Hassan Moustahfid, NOAA
William Michaels, NOAA. Fisheries
Brett Alger, NOAA. Fisheries
Avijit Gangopadhyay, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Patrice Brehmer, IRD, Univ Brest, CNRS, Ifremer, IUEM-LEMAR

Keywords: Keywords: Fisheries, ecosystem, ocean observing systems, sensor technology, Fisheries acoustic, electronic monitoring, genetic, optical, underwater unmanned systems, ship of opportunity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, partnership.

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Bounded Cost HTN Planning for Marine Autonomy
Tony Lin, Georgia Institute of Technology
Mengxue Hou, Georgia Institute of Technology
Catherine Edwards, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
Michael Cox, Wright State Research Institute
Fumin Zhang, Georgia Institute of Technology

Keywords: HTN Planning; Underwater Navigation; Potential Search

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CTD-on-a-Chip: High-Precision Polar In-situ Interfacial Data Collection
Benjamin Hurwitz, Georgia Institute of Technology
Justin Lawrence, Georgia Institute of Technology
Peter Washam, Georgia Institute of Technology
Matthew Meister, Georgia Institute of Technology
Daniel Dichek, Georgia Institute of Technology
Mikkel Thomas, Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrew Mullen, Georgia Institute of Technology
Anthony Spears, Georgia Institute of Technology
Kevin Haas, Georgia Institute of Technology
Britney Schmidt, Georgia Institute of Technology

Keywords: conductivity, measurement systems, MEMS, salinity, instrument, sensors

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Cabled Community Observatories for Coastal Monitoring - Developing Priorities and Comparing Results
Ryan Flagg, Ocean Networks Canada - University of Victoria
Maia Hoeberechts, Ocean Networks Canada - University of Victoria
Tanner Owca, Ocean Networks Canada - University of Victoria
Lucianne Marshall, Ocean Networks Canada - University of Victoria
Andrew Snauffer, Ocean Networks Canada - University of Victoria
Jeannette Bedard, Ocean Networks Canada - University of Victoria

Keywords: ocean monitoring; coastal communities; cabled observatories; indigenous partnerships

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Comparative Analysis of Deep Argo In Situ Data with Conventional Extrapolations & Detection of Anomalies
Piao Shengchun, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China.
Kashif Iqbal, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China
Minghui Zhang, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China
Li Nansong, Harbin Engineering University

Keywords: Deep Argo, Vertical Profiles of CTD, Extrapolations, Sound Speed Profiles

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Design and Development of Energy -efficient Data Acquisition System for Indian Tsunami Surface Buoy System
Arul Muthiah M, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Vengatesan G, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Ramesh K, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Kesav Kumar B, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Venkatesan R, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Vedachalam N, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Atmanand M A, National Institute of Ocean Technology

Keywords: Data acquisition system, tsunami, low power, reliability,buoy

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Design and Research of Floating Ocean Seismograph Observation System
Chengcheng Zhu, Zhejiang University
bo xu, Zhejiang University
Chengyun Zhang, Zhejiang University
Haocai Huang, Zhejiang University

Keywords: flaoting ocean seismic observation sysytem, sliding mode control, buoyancy adjustment device, hydrophone, experiment, seismic waves, deep-sea, depth, observation, long-term

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Design, Development, and Testing of a Smart Buoy for Underwater Testbeds in Shallow Waters
Sara Falleni, Northeastern University
Deniz Unal, Northeastern University
Alon Neerman, Northeastern University
Kerem Enhos, Northeastern University
Emrecan Demirors, Northeastern University
Stefano Basagni, Northeastern University
Tommaso Melodia, Northeastern University

Keywords: underwater; communication; networking; smartbuoy

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Detection and correction method for abnormal situation of echo data of receiving array elements in correlation sonar
Cui Xiaokang, UCAS
Wang Changhong, Institute of Acoustics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xue Fengjie, Institute of Acoustics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhao Erliang, Institute of Acoustics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Qiu Wei, Institute of Acoustics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Tang Yinguo, Institute of Acoustics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Keywords: correlation sonar;abnormal detection; Velocity Measurement ;

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Developing Infrastructure for an Ocean Tech Ecosystem
Justin Manley, Just Innovation Inc.
Jim Hanlon, COVE
Sheila Patterson, COVE

Keywords: oceantech; instrumentation; commercilaization

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Development and Scientific Application of Deep-sea Multiple in situ nucleic acid collections (MISNAC) apparatus
JUN LI, Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering,Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yongzhi Xin, Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dusi Cai, Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jun Chen, Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Wenli Li, Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Suixue Wang, Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhanfei Wei, Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Aiqun Zhang, Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Keywords: in situ experiment;nucleic acid collections;Scientific Application;MISNAC

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Development of a Life Guard assist Drone for coastal search and rescue
Kaustubh Ajgaonkar, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering
Shailesh Khanolkar, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering
Janslon Rodrigues, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering
Eshani Shilker, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering
Prajita Borkar, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering
Enrich Braz, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering

Keywords: drone, rip current, search and rescue, drowning, trajectory

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Dual Solid/Liquid Sampling Design as a Modular System for Mobile Human and Machine Sampling Soft Material Applications
David Fries, ihmc
Connor Tate, IHMC
Shirley Pomponi, FAU
Tim Hutcheson, ihmc

Keywords: sampling; soft materials; biological; ROV; AUV; end effector

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ENABLING MARINE ENERGY INTEGRATION FOR OCEAN OBSERVING: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Robert Cavagnaro, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Chris Matthews, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
David Hume, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Robert Raye, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Andrea Copping, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Scott Jenne, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Keywords: marine renewable energy; blue economy; ocean observations; functional requirements

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In-situ Holothurian Non-contact Measurement based on Parallel Laser Beams and Semantic Segmentation
Xinliang Zhang, Ocean Universiyt of China
Shu Yang, Ocean Universiyt of China
Huimin Zeng, Ocean Universiyt of China
Zhibin Yu, Ocean Universiyt of China
Haiyong Zheng, Ocean Universiyt of China
Bing Zheng, Ocean Universiyt of China

Keywords: Object segmentation, parallel laser, aquaculture

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Magnetic Signature Measurement of Surface Ship Using a ROV-equipped with Magnetometer
Linfeng Li, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Weidong Liu, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Le Li, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Rong Zhang, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Zeyu Li, Northwestern Polytechnical University

Keywords: ROV; magnetic signature measurements; ship

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NOAA CoastWatch/OceanWatch/PolarWatch: Ocean satellite data and services for US Gulf Coast, Central Pacific, and global applications and information.
Veronica Lance, NOAA CoastWatch/OceanWatch/PolarWatch
Michael Soracco, RIVA Solutions, Inc. and NOAA CoastWatch
Joaquin Trinanes, CRETUS, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Melanie Abecassis, Univ. of MD and NOAA CoastWatch
Merrie Beth Neely, Global Science and Technology, Inc.
Gustavo Goni, NOAA/OAR/AOML

Keywords: NOAA; CoastWatch; OceanWatch; satellite; remote sensing; ocean; coast; Gulf of Mexico; Central Pacific; global; satellite data

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Observation and Communication Platform Design of USV for Marine Environmental Parameters
Yinhuan Wang, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jian Cui, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Baode Zhao, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Wentao Zhao, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
KaiZhou Liu, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Keywords: unmanned surface vehicle (USV); observation and communication platform; underwater acoustic communication; BeiDou navigation satellite system (BDS).

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On Localisation Errors and Cooperative Search for a Swarm of AUVs
Tarek El-Mihoub, Jade University of Applied Sciences
Lars Nolle, Jade University of Applied Sciences
Christoph Tholen, Jade University of Applied Sciences

Keywords: localization problem, navigation problem, AUVs, autonomous underwater vehicles, search algorithms, downhill simplex method, SOMA, PSO, hybrid search, SGD.

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On the localization of artificial submarine groundwater discharge sites using a low-cost multi-sensor-platform
Christoph Tholen, Jade University of Applied Sciences
Robin Rofallski, Jade University of Applied Sciences
Lars Nolle, Jade University of Applied Sciences
Tarek El-Mihoub, Jade University of Applied Sciences
Iain Parnum, Centre for Marine Science and Technology, Curtin University of Technology
Oliver Zielinski, University of Oldenburg

Keywords: Multi-sensor-platform; Low-cost vehicle; Submarine groundwater discharge; environmental sensing

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Optimal antenna-height design for improved capacity on over-water radio links affected by tides
Miguel Gutierrez Gaitan, Universidade do Porto & CISTER Research Centre
Pedro Santos, CISTER Research Centre
Luis Pinto, IFPN, Instituto Superior Tecnico
Luis Almeida, Universidade do Porto & CISTER Research Centre

Keywords: maritime networks; over-water, RF; space-diversity; tidal fading; tides; two-ray; Wi-Fi;

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Real time Estuary Observatory System for monitoring Bhavanapadu estuary physical properties at East Coast of India
Teppala Vikranth, Andhra University college of science and technology
R. Srinivasan, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Dhanasekaran Vignesh, Prazas Learning Inc
S.S.V.S RamaKrishna, Andhra University college of science and technology

Keywords: Estuary; moored buoy observatory; internet of things; rapid sampling sensor technology.

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Results of Profiling from 6,000 meters using APEX-Deep Floats
Hugh Fargher, Teledyne Marine
Daniel Ryan, Teledyne Marine
Clara Hulburt, Teledyne Marine
Brian Leslie, Teledyne Marine

Keywords: APEX-Deep; profiler; float; ballasting; Iridium; 6000m

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Texas Automated Buoy System (TABS) 25 Years Supporting Oil Spill Response, Trajectory Modelling and Research Along the Texas Coast
John Walpert, Texas A&M University - GERG
Anthony Knap, Texas A&M University - GERG
Steven DiMarco, Texas A&M University - GERG
Steven Buschang, Texas General Land Office

Keywords: Buoy;Buoys;Oil Spill;Texas A&M;GERG

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The 4-Dimension Ocean Cube Training Test and Evaluation Area
Steve Stanic, University of Southern Mississippi
Landry Bernard, University of Southern Mississippi
Richard Delgado, University of Southern Mississippi
James Braud, Perspecta
Brooke Jones, Perspectra
Philip Fanguy, Perspectra
James Hawkins, Perspectra
William Lingsch, Perspectra

Keywords: Unmanned systems;Test range;

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The Development and Implementation of an Automated Coastal Environment Monitoring System
Kevin Bennett, Point Road Solutions, LLC
Jacqueline Zeng, Olin College of Engineering
Devynn Diggins, Point Road Solutions, LLC
Luke Nonas-Hunter, Olin College of Engineering
Colin Snow, Olin College of Engineering
Andrew Bennett, Point Road Solutions, LLC

Keywords: Coastal; Monitoring; Robotics; Remote Monitoring; Water Quality; Automated; Sonde

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The Meishan Bay Underwater Observatory System
Yujia Zang, The State Key Laboratory of Fluid Power and Mechatronic Systems, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310027, China
Yanhu Chen, The State Key Laboratory of Fluid Power and Mechatronic Systems, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310027, China
Canjun Yang, The State Key Laboratory of Fluid Power and Mechatronic Systems, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310027, China
Zhiyong Duan , The Institute of Mechatronics Control Engineering
Haoyu Zhang, The Institute of Mechatronics Control Engineering

Keywords: underwater observatory; constant current system

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Underwater Docking System with Bidirectional Wireless Power Transmission Capability
Mingwei Lin, Zhejiang University
Ri Lin, Zhejiang University
Liang chen, Zhejiang University
Canjun Yang, Zhejiang University
Dejun Li, Zhejiang University

Keywords: docking system; bidirectional wireless power transmission; AUV; energy supply

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Wave Height Measurement Systems Extended a Personal Ocean Observation Buoy
Yuya Minami, KDDI Research, Inc.
Akira Idoue, KDDI Research, Inc.
Eiji Utsunomiya, KDDI Research, Inc.

Keywords: Personal ocean observation buoy; wave height measurement systems; motion sensor

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