This application activity will start in 2023 and focus on water mass characteristics, including water transparency (relevant to the topic of ocean darkening), harmful algal blooms, and more.
NTNU, with their students, has already started activities on the pelagic aspect of the project. NIVA has not started as of early 2021, but has already take steps to buy equipment for use on FerryBox and aerial drones. There will be collaboration with NTNU and NIVA on the testing of this equipment to make sure it is ready for use even before 2023.
This particular application of SeaBee will have synergies through NIVA with the Nautilus project