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특허 상세정보

Deployment and retrieval of seismic autonomous underwater vehicles

국가/구분 United States(US) Patent 등록
국제특허분류(IPC7판) G01V-001/38    B63G-008/00    B63B-027/16   
출원번호 US-0874270 (2018-01-18)
등록번호 US-10099760 (2018-10-16)
발명자 / 주소
출원인 / 주소
대리인 / 주소
    Park, Vaughan, Fleming & Dowler LLP
인용정보 피인용 횟수 : 0  인용 특허 : 39
초록

Apparatuses, systems, and methods for the deployment of a plurality of autonomous underwater seismic vehicles (AUVs) on or near the seabed based on acoustic communications with an underwater vehicle, such as a remotely operated vehicle. In an embodiment, the underwater vehicle is lowered from a surface vessel along with a subsea station with a plurality of AUVs. The AUVs are configured to acoustically communicate with the underwater vehicle or a second surface vessel for deployment and retrieval operations. The underwater vehicle and/or second surface ve...

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청구항

1. A method for the deployment of a plurality of seismic nodes on or near the seabed, comprising loading a first plurality of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) in an underwater vehicle on a first surface vessel, wherein each AUV comprises one or more seismic sensors and a propulsion system;lowering the underwater vehicle from the first surface vessel into a body of water;towing the underwater vehicle by the first surface vessel;launching the first plurality of AUVs from the underwater vehicle based on communications from the underwater vehicle as it ...

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