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Marine facilities

We have access to:

  • the research vessel G.O. Sars that is co-owned by The Institute for Marine Research and the University of Bergen
  • the working-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Ægir 6000 that is part of the Norwegian Marine Robotics Facility (NORMAR), capable of diving down to 6000 meter water depth.
  • the 3000-meter rated Hugin Kongsberg AUV equipped with synthetic aperture sonar and multibeam echo sounder for high-resolution seafloor imaging.
  • marine coring equipment including a 5 meter long gravity corer with temperature loggers