CRIMAC will improve and automate the interpretation of data and images from modern broadband acoustics on research vessels and fishing boats by using cruises and experimental field research, artificial intelligence, drones and inspection technology.
Marine researcher Nils Olav Handegard takes the helm after Egil Ona.
In this newsletter, project manager Nils Olav Handegard gives an overview of recent CRIMAC activities.
Norway's Institute of Marine Research to use robot platforms and enhanced digital infrastructure to harvest data from the seas.
This is good news for both fishers and fish stocks.
The CRIMAC centre wants the echo sounder itself to be able to distinguish between herring, mackerel, shrimps and gas emissions. Now scientists have completed their first expedition to learn the “dialect” of herring.
Kongsberg is strengthening its long-standing relationship with Norway’s Institute of Marine Research by becoming a major partner in the new CRIMAC centre – bringing industry and science together to improve the monitoring of marine ecosystems and develop state-of-the-art tools to expand the boundaries of knowledge and innovation.