Maaten Furlong joined NOC in 2005 as an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) development engineer and has been involved in all aspects of AUV development and operation. In 2013, he was promoted to the head of the Marine Autonomous and Robotics Systems facility where he now oversees the operations and developments of the AUV, subsea glider, unmanned surface vehicle and tethered system fleet.


Furthering Ocean Science Using Innovative Marine Robotics

Robotics and autonomous systems are championed as one of the UK government’s ‘Eight Great Technologies’. The National Oceanography Centre is committed to maximising this technology to further ocean science and has purchased a fleet of innovative autonomous surface vehicles, each wi... (read more)
SEAEXPLORER Underwater Glider

SEAEXPLORER Underwater Glider

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