Marine Ecophysiology

Marine Ecophysiology

– Geir Johnsen
A man holding up an unmanned underwater vehicle on Gunnerus R/V. Photo
Since there are few divers available who are often involved in dangerous missions, the industry wants a more extensive use of unmanned underwater vehicles. Photo: Geir Johnsen/NTNU

The marine ecophysiology research group has been involved in developing new optical techniques for mapping and monitoring the marine environment - this has lead to the NTNU spin-off company Ecotone.

Publications and patents 

Google Scholar publications and patents by Geir Johnsen.

Research areas

  • Marine ecology and biodiversity
  • Bio-optics
  • Photosynthesis
  • Pigment chemotaxonomy
  • Underwater robotics and sensor development for in situ identification
  • Mapping and monitoring of bio-geo-chemical objects of interest in the marine environment