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Research project: Ocean Survey and Autonomous Sampling Using Multi-Agent Systems

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Autonomous marine robots are used to survey and take water samples from unsteady coastal environments.

Project Overview

This autonomous robotic kayak was used to sample water in the coastal zones of Singapore
Autonomous robotic kayak

This project develops a modular autonomous multi-agent robotic system that has been designed to survey a time-varying coastal environment, and using that information, obtain a sparse but representative set of water samples.

Associated research themes

Water and environment                                                 

Related research groups

Fluid Structure Interactions
Spacial map (a) and histogram (b) of chlorophyll data collected by the kayak. Statistically significant locations (A-C) were chosen and sampled autonomously by the robot
Data collected by robotic kayak

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