3D-imaging tech being used to map aquaculture sites in Scotland

Published on
August 8, 2022
Corals and other species photographed underwater by Tritonia Scientific

A project funded by the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is trialing the use of a new 3D digital modeling system to map out and monitor complex marine environments and habitats, with the aim of supporting Scottish seafood producers. 

Using remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and underwater imaging technology, a team of experts plan to create digital twins of the seabed. The project is being led by Oban-based Tritonia Scientific; with support from the Lyell Centre at Heriot-Watt University, seafood producer Mowi, and SAIC …

Photo courtesy of Tritonia Scientific

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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