Uncrewed subsea volcano survey article in Journal of Ocean Technology
SEA-KIT CEO, Ben Simpson, had an article published in the autumn 2023 edition of The Journal of Ocean Technology (JOT). The theme for this edition was 'Ocean Vehicles: Data Pickers of the Ocean'.
The article explains in detail how a 12-metre SEA-KIT X-Class USV enabled scientists to survey inside the caldera of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apei subsea volcano in Tonga last summer.
It was the first time a USV had been used for this type of mission and demonstrated how the technology provides us with new ways of understanding the ocean.
Read the PDF below or access the full edition of the magazine here.