António Brás Monteiro's scientific contributions

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This paper presents exemplar cases of adjusting the operations and taskings of an existing maritime safety administration in the Adriatic towards the emerging technologies for enhanced patrolling in maritime surveillance. This work derives from ongoing COMPASS2020 project that aims to showcase the capabilities of unmanned systems (aerial, underwate...


... Adding to the challenge and the threats in situations of illegal activities is the continuous sophistication of the types of vessels and technologies at the disposal of the perpetrators, as well as general increase in leisure activities at seas. On the other hand, maritime authorities nowadays can choose between a greater set of tools for expedited surveillance capabilities and for comprehensively composing the Maritime Situation Awareness (MSA): i) new types of vessels such as varieties of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and/or Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) [1] [2]; ii) improved communications and computational capabilities of maritime surveillance systems; iii) advanced collaborative tools within and between countries for data exchange and interpretations. ...