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Autonomous vessels

Name Ran Semla Kringla
Manufacturer Kongsberg Kongsberg Offshore Sensing
Model AUV Hugin Seaglider Sailbuoy
Owner University of Gothenburg,
Department of Marine Sciences
University of Gothenburg,
Department of Marine Sciences
University of Gothenburg,
Department of Marine Sciences
Propulsion Batteries, propeller Battery, buoyancy Wind, sail
Endurance 24+ hours 6+ months 6+ months
Speed 2 – 6 kn 0.2 – 0.5 kn 1 – 3 kn
Range 500+ km 4000+ km 8000+ km
Length 7 m 2 m 2 m
Weight 2000 kg 52 kg 60 kg
Sensors, parameters – Multibeam echosounder
– Subbottom profiler
– Sidescan sonar
– Salinity, temperature, pressure,
– ADCP (currents)
– CO2, pH, oxygen, nitrate, florescence, turbidity, water samples
– Salinity, temperature, pressure
– Dissolved oxygen
– Fluorometer/backscatter/turbidity
– Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR)
– Salinity, temperature
– wind speed and direction, air temperature and barometric pressure