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July 27, 2018

NERC Purchase NORBIT WBMS Systems for AUV Project

Seeking a robust system that has been proven for under-ice mapping, the National Environmental Research Council (NERC) has appointed NORBIT to supply two multi-beam echosounder (MBES) sonar systems for use on the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) new 2,000m depth rated AUV platform Autosub2KUI.

With the small form factor WBMS Deep Water multibeam systems, NORBIT’s systems will ensure high data quality and ease of operation for the team at NOC often operating in challenging environmental conditions, the manufacturer said.

This will support future under-ice and deepsea science, including a number of upcoming major marine research programs.

multibeam systemsNational Oceanography Centresonar systems
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