The PANDORA project: A success story in AUV autonomy

Francesco Maurelli, Marc Carreras, Joaquim Salvi, David Michael Lane, Kostas Kyriakopoulos, George Karras, Maria Fox, Derek Long, Petar Kormushev, Darwin Caldwell

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

26 Citations (Scopus)


This paper presents some of the results of the EU-funded project PANDORA - Persistent Autonomy Through Learning Adaptation Observation and Re-planning. The project was three and a half years long and involved several organisations across Europe. The application domain is underwater inspection and intervention, a topic particularly interesting for the oil and gas sector, whose representatives constituted the Industrial Advisory Board. Field trials were performed at The Underwater Centre, in Loch Linnhe, Scotland, and in harbour conditions close to Girona, Spain.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOCEANS 2016 - Shanghai
ISBN (Print)9781467397247
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventOCEANS 2016 - Shanghai - Shanghai, China
Duration: 10 Apr 201613 Apr 2016


ConferenceOCEANS 2016 - Shanghai

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oceanography
  • Automotive Engineering


Dive into the research topics of 'The PANDORA project: A success story in AUV autonomy'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this