ROV PHOCA

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Navigation and Sensors

Navigation:

Doppler Velocity Log (DVL):

  • Workhorse Navigator 1200 (RD Instruments)
  • Provides referential information of the seafloor to the ROV for "Station Keep" and controlled maneouvering in the range of centimetres
  • contains altimeter with a range of 30 m

Forward-looking Sonar:

CTD-Sensor:

  • Scientific Head

    Dr. Friedrich Abegg
    GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
    Wischhofstr. 1-3
    D-24148 Kiel
    Technology & Logistics Centre
    Tel.: 0049 431 600-2134
    Fax: 0049 431 600-2680
    E-mail: fabegg(at)geomar.de 


    Technical Head

    Martin Pieper (Dipl. Ing.)
    Technology & Logistics Centre
    Tel.: 0049 431 600-1688
    Fax: 0049 431 600-2680
    E-mail: mpieper(at)geomar.de 


    Scientific Advisor

    Dr. Peter Linke
    Technik- & Logistikzentrum
    Tel.: 0431 600-2115
    Fax: 0431 600-1601
    E-mail: plinke(at)geomar.de