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    Visualising the underwater environment

    News // May 22, 2000
    The organisers of the Fifth Underwater Science Symposium, the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), say they are focussing on technologies that could be used in diving operations or remotely in deeper water.

    To meet that end, SUT has issued a call for papers on practical examples of the uses of novel applications of commonly used photographic techniques. These include high-definition photography, acoustic cameras, 3-D mosaicking, laser technologies, holographic techniques, bio-acoustics, seafloor classification, and optical pollution monitoring.

    The symposium is scheduled for March 29 to April 1, 2001, at the Southampton Oceanography Centre. Deadline for submission of 200 word abstracts for papers and posters is Friday, October 06, 2000. Abstracts should be sent to Jean Pritchard, Society for Underwater Technology, Innovation Centre, Offshore Technology Park, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8GX, Scotland. E-mail questions to

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