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  • Editor's note 

    Manuel Lázaro, Antonio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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  • Conformity of the quality in the measures 

    García Benadí, Albert; Palmero Jiménez, David; Vaqué Carbonell, Eva; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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    We'll want to implant the awareness of the importance at measurement's quality that must have with systems acquisition own design. The choice of system acquisition will be very important because this system will must fulfill ...
  • Overview of existing instrumentation relevant for ocean observatories 

    Tengberg, Anders (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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  • The effect of hysteresis on the fluxgate sensor behaviour 

    Lopes Ribeiro, Arturo (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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    This paper describes the principle of operation of the fluxgate sensors. The effect of the magnetic hysteresis was specially taken into account. It was found that the hysteresis does not distort the linear characteristic ...
  • A simple approach for modeling impact force parameters for different materials 

    Molino Minero, Erik; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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    On this paper we consider the case of impacts between rigid objects. We are interested on estimating the impact pulse-width and peak force for different materials over a wide range of masses. Some experiments were conducted ...
  • Design and deployment of Low-Cost Drifting Buoys for coastal monitoring applications 

    Gutiérrez, Francisco J.; Navarro, Gabriel; García, Raúl; Roque, David; Ruiz, Javier (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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    Several Low-Coast Drifting Buoys (LCDB) have been designed and constructed at ICMAN-CSIC to determine flow characteristics of The Guadalquivir Estuary. Position and velocity of the driftes can be sent to a local server ...
  • Conductivity cell for water quality monitoring 

    Ramalho, Sérgio; Geirinhas Ramos, Helena; Ramos Bosch, Pedro (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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    The measurement of electrolytic conductivity is widely applied as a control parameter and its relevance is continously increasing, not only in industrial applications but also in the environmental monitoring domain. In ...
  • Modeling for the implementation of feigned protoype for the characterization of communications among nets of wide band PLC and WI-MAX 

    Ramírez Cervantes, José Roberto; Gaona Flores, Héctor Enrique (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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  • Decorative PVD coatings as an enviromentally clean alternative to chrome plating 

    Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa; Forn Alonso, Antonio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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    The objective of this work is to conduct applied research and development to demonstrate yhat metal or ceramic coatings deposited by Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD)are equivalent or superior in peformance and are a ...
  • Cabling, connectors and splices structure for the OBSEA. Expandable subsea observatory. 

    Santamaria Català, Josep; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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    The OBSEA observatory, for its construction, characteristics and loation in the seafloor, needs a cabling and connections structure capable to satisfy its finality and to resist the adverse conditions of thes sea environment.
  • Watertight tests for OBSEA equipments in the hyperbaric chamber 

    Carreras Pons, Normandino; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Arbós, Alejandro; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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    Description of the procedures to assure the proper water protection of the equipments to be installed in the OBSEA subsea observatory.
  • Power supply control of the OBSEA seafloor observatory 

    Palou, Xavier; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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    The aim of this paper is to present the design and construction process of the power supply needed for a remote data acquisition system. It is based on twuelvw AC to DC switching converters in a serial connection and a ...
  • Smart sensors monitoring nodes and GIS for dolphins' environment assessment 

    Postolache, O.; Apolonia, J.; Beirante, N.; Pereira, Miguel; Girao, P. (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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    The purpose of the paper is to report mainly the work developed in the areas of distributed instrumentation and geographic information systems for dolphins' environment assessment. A smart sensing node mounted in a buoy ...
  • Experimental electronic instrument for a hydraulic towing winch 

    Mariño Espiñeira, Perfecto; Machado, Fernando; Poza, Francisco (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-01-13)
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  • A permanent submarine observatory in alboran and the long term OBS fomar Network. news. 

    Pazos, Antonio; Martín Davila, José; Buforn Peiró, Vicenta María Elisa; Udías Vallina, Agustín (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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  • Tempo-Mini: A Custom-designed instrument for real-time monitpring of hydrothermal vent ecosystems 

    Auffret, Yves; Coail, Jean-Yves; Delauney, Laurent; Legran, Julien; Dupont, Jacky; Dussud, Loic; Guyader, Gérard; Ferrant, Anthony; Barbot, Stéphane; Laes, Agathe; Bucas, Karen; Sarrazin, Jozée; Sarradin, Pierre Marie (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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    TEMPO-Mini is a new custom-designed instrument package created by IFREMER for real-time monitoring of hydrothermal faunal assemblages.
  • Integration of a permanent OBS offshore NE Iberian Peninsula to the CAtalan Seismic Network 

    Olivera, C.; Frontera, T.; Jara, Juan; Goula, X. (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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    We summarize the results of more than 3 years of operation of a permanent Ocean Bottom Seismometer (OBS)deployed 40 km offshore Catalonia in terms of the site ambient noise conditions and quality of the data acquired. As ...
  • PLOCAN, an Off-shore environmentally sustainable infrastructure to accelerate ocean research, development and innovation at increasing depths. 

    Hernández Brito, Joaquín; Delory, Eric; Llinás, Octavio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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    The Canary Islands Oceanic Platform (PLOCAN) is a public infrastructure for research, development and innovation in the fields of ocean science and technology at increasing depths. Located East of Gran Canaria Island ...
  • The NEMO project status 

    Sedita, Mario; Cocimano, Rosanna (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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  • ESONET NOE: Status of the project 

    Person, Roland (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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  • Seafloor observatories from experiments and projects to the european permanent underwater network EMSO 

    Faviali, Paolo; Beranzoli, Laura (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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    The establishment of a global network of seafloor observatories will help to provide the means to understand the ocean, and the complex physical, biological, chemical, and geological systems operating within it. This is ...
  • Time stability of ocean bottom seismometers (OBS) 

    Shariat Panahi, Shahram; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio; Corrêa Alegría, Francisco (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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    During the past decades, Ocean Bottom Seismometers (OBS) have played a key role in permanent seismic activity monitoring at sea as well as allowing a better understating of the earth interior. Data collected by the ...
  • Seabed seismic coupling - Testing and evaluation problems 

    Owen, Tim (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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    Coupling of gravity deployed Ocean Bottom Seismometer multicomponent sensors has been an issue for at least 30 years, and remains largely an empirical art rather than a science. There are a number of reasons why it retains ...
  • Underwater seismometer validation 

    Roset Juan, Francesc Xavier; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; García Benadí, Albert (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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    This work verifies and validates the calibration in a marine geophone by means of a hyperbaric chamber before and after the pressure underwater laboratory test. The objective is to characterise the transfer function ...
  • The Ictineu 3 project: A modern manned submersible for scientific research and intervention. 

    Alcocer Peñas, Álex; Forès i Malleu, Pere; Giuffré, Gian Piero; Parareda, Carme (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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    This paper describes the current state of Ictineu 3, the first project of Ictineu Submarins S.L., which aims at designing, building and operating a modern manned submersible for scientific research and intervention at a ...
  • Pose-based slam with probabilistic scan matching algorithm using a mechanical scanned imaging sonar 

    Mallios, Angelos; Ridao, Pere; Hernández, Emili; Ribas, David (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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    This paper proposes a pose-based algorithm to solve the full SLAM problem for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), navigating in an unknown and possibly unstructured environment. The technique incorporate probabilistic ...
  • Data communication and control systems implementation in the OBSEA 

    Artero Delgado, Carola; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Dañobeitia, Juan José; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-04)
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    In this paper is described the system that controls the connected devices in a subsea observatory. The control system is constantly monitoring the internal and external components of the observatory detecting operating ...
  • Pressure hull design and construction of the manned submersible Ictineu 3 

    Alcocer Peñas, Álex; Forès i Malleu, Pere; Giuffré, Gian Piero; Parareda, Carme; Roca, Adrià; Roca, Josep (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    This paper describes the design and construction of the pressure hull of Ictineu 3, a manned submersible with a maximum operative depth of 1200m. The design and manufacturing process of a pressure hull is a cumbersome ...
  • Ant colony optimized planning for unmanned surface marine vehicles 

    Benítez, J.M.; Jiménez, Juan F.; Girón-Sierra, Jose M. (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    This paper presents some results achieved from a preliminary study on the use of the Ant Colony Algorithm to plan feasible optimal or suboptimal trajectories for an autonomous ship manoeuvring. The scenario, for this ...
  • Classification of mathematical models to compute useful in the treatment of irrigation district mexico 03 

    Gaona Flores, Héctor Enrique (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    In this paper offers a comparative analysis and classification of mathematical models and the Saint-Venant ARMAX model, and determine which is more useful for the computation applied to control systems in the first section ...
  • Autonomous vehicle development for vertical submarine observation 

    Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Prat Tasias, Jordi; Arbós, Alejandro; Pallares, O.; Viñolo, Carlos (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    This work proposes the development of an ocean observation vehicle. This vehicle, a hybrid between Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) and Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) moves on the surface of the sea and makes ...
  • Fault tolerant actuation for dorado class, AUVS. 

    Kirkwood, William; Will, Anderson; Kitrick, Christopher J. (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    This paper describes a new control surface actuating design for the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) Dorado class AUVs. The intent was to increase reliability as part of obtaining the goal to greatly ...
  • Integration of optical and acoustic sensors for D underwater scene reconstruction. 

    Hurtós, N.; Cufí Solè, Xavier; Salvi, J. (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    Combination of optical and acoustic sensors to overcome the shortcomings presented by optical systems in underwater 3D acquisition is an emerging field of research. In this work, an opti-acoustic system composed by a ...
  • Small scale underwater change detection 

    Delaunoy, O.; Gracias, N.; García, R. (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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  • Trinocular ystem for 3D motion and dense structure estimation 

    Campos, Ricard; Ferrer, Jordi; Villanueva, Miquel; Magí, Lluis; García, Rafael (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    The relief of the seafloor is an important source of data for many scientists. In this paper we present an optical system to deal with underwater 3D reconstruction. This system is formed by three cameras that take images ...
  • Towards the ecological dredger 

    Rodríguez, Sergio; Lago, Alberto; Villodas, Aritz; Picón, Artzai (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    The dredging is a process that intrinsically damages the aquatic environment. Suctioning part of the aquatic bottom surface suppose not only change the ecosystem but it endanger the life of the animal and plant species. ...
  • Telecom submarine cables, a business compatible with the environment protection 

    Alcober Tena, Isabel (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    All playing sgents in marine operation; telecoms, cable manufactures and cableship operators, are more and more involved in making their increasingly watched and regulated activities to be compatible with sustainable and ...
  • Wide-angle reflection and refraction seismic profile from the outer part of the gulf of Cadiz: nearest-seis cruise. 

    Martínez-Loriente, Sara; Sallarès, Valentí; Bartolomé, Rafael; Eulàlia, Gràcia (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    We will explain the first interpretations from a marine refraction and wide-angle reflection seismic profile acquired in the outer part of the Gulf of Cadiz in November 2008, in the framework of the Nearest-Seis cruise.
  • Paleoseismology of active faults based on multiscale seismic imaging 

    Moreno, Ximena; Gràcia, Eulàlia; Bartolomé, Rafael; Lo Iacono, Claudio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    The study of active structures offshore requires very-high resolution seismic imaging in order to observe the most recent layers below sea floor. In the other hand, high penetration methods are necessary to observe deeper ...
  • Very high-resolution seismo-acoustics in the study of seagrasses. The case of posidonia oceanica (Mediterranean sea) 

    Lo Iacono, Claudio; Gràcia, Eulàlia; Dañobeitia, Juan José (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    The study of active structures offshore requires very-high resolution seismic imaging in order to observe the most recent layers below sea floor. In the other hand, high penetration methods are necessary to observe deeper ...
  • Ocean monitoring using GNSS-R techniques and microwave radiometry: The pau instrument concept 

    Camps, Adriano; Bosch, Xavier; Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Marchán Hernández, Juan Fernando; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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  • Potential use of microwavesatellite measurements reconstruct the three-dimensional dynamics of the anic uuper layers 

    Isern i Fontanet, Jordi; Chapron, Bertrand; Klein, Patrice; Lapeyre, Guillaume (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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  • Dynamic effect of quasi-geostrophic turbulence on ocean surface as derived from satellite imagery 

    Turiel, Antonio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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  • Sea-Ice remote sensing with GNSS reflections 

    Cardellach, Estel; Belmonte Rivas, María; Fabra, Fran; Nogués Correig, Oleguer; Oliveras, Santiago; Ribó i Vedrilla, Serni (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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  • 17 years of european altimetric missions and their calibration 

    Roca, Mònica (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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  • Preparing levels 3 and 4 for the SMOS mission 

    Gourrion, Jerôme; Mourre, Baptiste; Ballabrera, Joaquim; Aretxabaleta, Alfredo; Turiel, Antonio (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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  • Post-processing methods for ocean monitoring fro SAR imagery 

    Tello Alonso, Mª Victoria; López Martínez, Carlos; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; López Dekker, Francisco J. (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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    A number of experiments all over the world have proven that satellite borne SAR images constitute a valuable tool to monitor oceanic environment, preventing it from overexploitation or pollution matters and it can also ...
  • SMOS: ESA'S Water Mission 

    Font, Jordi; Torres Torres, Francisco (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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  • Issues in the balancing of the SMOS ocean salinity trieval cost function 

    Sabia, Roberto; Camps, A.; Portabella, M.; Talone, Marco; Ballabrera, J.; Gourrion, J.; Aretxabaleta, A.L.; Gabarró Prats, Carolina; Font, J. (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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  • ASCAT Scatterometer wind data processing 

    Portabella, Marcos; Stoffelen, Ad; Belmonte, Maria; Verhoef, Anton; Verspeek, Jeroen; Vogelzang, Jur (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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