Missions for USV Sagea for Bathymetric Survey

Nico Prayogo, Agus Budiyono, Tutut Prasetyo, Kurniantoro WHS


This paper explores the application of Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) for bathymetric survey missions using the Sagea platform. Bathymetric surveys are critical for understanding and mapping the depth and topography of water bodies, playing a crucial role in various industries such as hydrography, marine navigation, and environmental monitoring. Traditionally, these surveys have been conducted using manned vessels, which can be expensive, time-consuming, and pose safety risks to personnel. The Sagea USV presents a promising alternative, offering autonomous capabilities and advanced sensor technology for efficient and accurate data collection. This paper outlines the specific missions that the Sagea USV can undertake in bathymetric survey operations, including route planning, data acquisition, real-time data processing, and quality control. The performance and capabilities of the Sagea USV are evaluated, highlighting its potential to enhance survey efficiency, reduce costs, and improve data accuracy. The findings demonstrate the feasibility and benefits of integrating USV technology, specifically the Sagea platform, into bathymetric survey operations, paving the way for increased adoption of unmanned systems in hydrographic applications.


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