Seafloor-Mapping Sonar - Conferences

Advances in
Seafloor-Mapping Sonar

Telecom Bretagne, Brest, France

November 30th - December 1st, 2009

Seafloor-Mapping SonarProgram

2 days of presentations and discussions

Aimed at manufacturers, users & scientists

Topics :

  • State of art of classical systems (sidescan sonars, multibeam echosounders, interferometers)
  • Current needs in seafloor mapping: hydrography, geosciences, defence, industry
  • Multibeam and bottom detection
  • Interferometry for bathymetry
  • SAS processing
  • Front-looking sonars
  • Sensors data fusion
  • Advanced signal processing & noise reduction
  • Sonar image processing, segmentation & classification
  • AUV technology in relation to seafloor mapping
  • Inertial systems for navigation & array processing
  • Seafloor echo simulation

Workshop : current issue for seafloor mapping

Exhibition : L3 Klein, Sea, Edgetech, Geoacoustics, Kongsberg Maritime, Reson, Benthos-Sonardyne

Organizing  Committee Christophe Sintes (Telecom Bretagne)
Xavier Lurton (Ifremer)
René Garello (Telecom Bretagne, IEEE-OES)
Christophe Vrignaud (SHOM)

Contact :

Registration deadline: November 15th, 2009



Further information

 Final program

Please download the PDF file.



  • Institut Carnot Télécom & Société numérique
  • Université Bretagne Loire
  • Institut Mines-Télécom