Team leaders

Publications ‘Technology and method development’

Martin Ludvigsen
RA-C leader
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Frank Nilsen
RA-C co-leader
The University Centre in Svalbard


Løken TK, Rabault J, Jensen A, Sutherland G, Christensen KH, Müller M (2021) Wave measurements from ship mounted sensors in the Arctic marginal ice zone. Cold Regions Science and Technology 182: 103207.


Johansson AM, Espeseth MM, Brekke C, Holt B (2020) Can Mineral Oil Slicks Be Distinguished From Newly Formed Sea Ice Using Synthetic Aperture Radar? IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 13: 4996-5010.

Løken T, Rabault J, Thomas EE, Muller M, Christensen KH, Sutherland G, Jensen A (2020) A comparison of wave observations in the Arctic marginal ice zone with spectral models. Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics:arXiv:2003.09472v3 

Norgren P, Mo-Bjørkelund T, Gade K, Hegrenæs Ø, Ludvigsen M (2020) Intelligent Buoys for Aiding AUV Navigation Under the Ice. In 2020 IEEE/OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Symposium (AUV), pp 1-7.

Rabault J, Sutherland G, Gundersen O, Jensen A, Marchenko A, Breivik Ø (2020) An open source, versatile, affordable waves in ice instrument for scientific measurements in the Polar Regions. Cold Regions Science and Technology 170: 102955.

Yang R, Utne IB, Liu Y, Paltrinieri N (2020) Dynamic Risk Analysis of Operation of the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV). Proceedings of the 30th European Safety and Reliability Conference and the 15th Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference. Edited by Piero Baraldi, Francesco Di Maio and Enrico Zio. Research Publishing, Singapore. 


Fossum TO, Fragoso GM, Davies EJ, Ullgren JE, Mendes R, Johnsen G, Ellingsen I, Eidsvik J, Ludvigsen M, Rajan K (2019) Toward adaptive robotic sampling of phytoplankton in the coastal ocean. Science Robotics 4: eaav3041. doi:10.1126/scirobotics.aav3041

Fragoso GM, Davies EJ, Ellingsen I, Chauton MS, Fossum T, Ludvigsen M, Steinhovden KB, Rajan K, Johnsen G (2019) Physical controls on phytoplankton size structure, photophysiology and suspended particles in a Norwegian biological hotspot. Progress in Oceanography 175: 284-299. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2019.05.001


Fossum TO, Eidsvik J, Ellingsen I, Alver MO, Fragoso GM, Johnsen G, Mendes R, Ludvigsen M, Rajan K (2018) Information-driven robotic sampling in the coastal ocean. Journal of Field Robotics 35: 1101-1121.