Promotor:Dupont, Yves
Funding:MoD RSTD
Involved staff: Alexander BORGHGRAEF,
Start date:01 Jul 2005
Duration:66 months
Research unit:Laser and Optronics


This project studies the useability of different sensors to detect small objects at the surface of the ocean. Applications are the detection of floating mines and wreck pieces in order to avoid collision, search and rescue of drowning pers. Optical, IR and radar sensors will be considered in order to be able to operate day and night and regardless of the weather conditions.