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Singapore’s Special Topics and Technical Session

  • Novel AUV, USV, and multi-domain platform designs
  • Underwater Communications in Challenging Environments
  • Acoustic Propagation in Littoral Waters
  • Ballast Water Management and Hull Cleaning Regulations
  • Technologies for Monitoring Climate Change
  • Field Marine Robotics
  • Managing Marine Growth & Corrosion in Tropical Waters
  • Navigation and Situational Awareness for Autonomous ships
  • Marine Environment and Energy in East Asia
  • Technology for Mitigating Marine Plastic Pollution
  • Seabed Acoustics
  • Aquaculture
  • Digital Twins for Maritime Operations
  • Climate Change and its risks on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
  • Deep-learning navigation for autonomous underwater vehicles
  • Sensors, actuators, and energy harvesting for sustainable ocean observing systems
  • Marine Sediment Acoustics
  • Advances in Underwater Imaging and Vision

Standard OCEANS Technical Topics

1.1 Sonar and transducers

1.2 Calibration of acoustic systems and metrology

1.3 Sound propagation and scattering

1.4 Acoustical oceanography

1.5 Geoacoustic inversion

1.6 Bioacoustics

1.7 Seismo-acoustics

1.8 Ocean noise

1.9 Signal coherence and fluctuation

2.1 Sonar signal processing

2.2 Array signal processing and array design

2.3 Model-based signal processing techniques

2.4 Vector sensor processing

2.5 Synthetic aperture (active and passive)

2.6 Classification and pattern recognition (parametric and non-parametric)

2.7 Sonar imaging

2.8 Acoustic telemetry and communication

2.9 Biologically inspired processing

3.1 Automatic control

3.2 Current measurement technology

3.3 Oceanographic instrumentation and sensors

3.4 Systems and observatories

3.5 Buoy technology

3.6 Cables and connectors

3.7 Marine geodetic information systems

4.1 Air/sea interaction

4.2 Lidar

4.3 Passive observing sensors

4.4 Coastal radars

4.5 Ocean color and hyperspectral measurements

4.6 Airborne and satellite radar and SAR

4.7 Operational observation

4.8 Sensor synergy

4.9 Space systems

5.1 Access, custody, and retrieval of data

5.2 Data visualization

5.3 Numerical modeling and simulation

5.4 Marine GIS and data fusion

5.5 Information management

5.6 Data assimilation

5.7 Real-Time Data Quality Control

6.1 Oceanography: physical, geological, chemical, biological

6.2 Marine geology and geophysics

6.3 Hydrography/seafloor mapping / geodesy

6.4 Hydrodynamics

6.5 Marine life and ecosystems

6.6 Meteorology

6.7 Pollution monitoring

6.8 Mineral resources

7.1 Imaging and vision

7.2 Beam propagation

7.3 Optical sensors and adaptive optics

7.4 Marine optics technology and instrumentation

7.5 Holography and 3D imaging

7.6 Optical communication

7.7 E-M sensing

8.1 Coastal zone management

8.2 Ocean economic potential

8.3 Marine law and policy

8.4 International issues

8.5 Marine safety and security

8.6 Law of the Sea and UNCLOS

8.7 Ocean resources

8.8 Marine education and outreach

8.9 Marine archaeology

9.1 Ocean energy

9.2 Ropes and tension members

9.3 Offshore structures

9.4 Marine materials science

9.5 Marine salvage

9.6 Diving

9.7 Pollution clean-up and pollution remediation

9.8 Deepwater development technology

9.9 Seafloor engineering

9.10 Ocean exploration

10.1 Vehicle design

10.2 Vehicle navigation

10.3 Vehicle performance

10.4 Autonomous underwater vehicle

10.5 Manned underwater vehicles

10.6 Remotely operated vehicles

10.7 Dynamic positioning

10.8 Moorings, rigging, and anchors

10.9 Naval architecture

11.1 Offshore aquaculture structures

11.2 Aquaculture engineering

11.3 Technology for precision fish farming

11.4 Instrumentation, sensors and autonomous systems for sea-based aquaculture