Guosong Zhang

Senior Engineer

Institute of Marine Research
Ecosystem Acoustics Group
Nykirkekaien 1
5005 Bergen, Norway
Mob. tel: +47 95 18 16 77
Email: guosong.zhang@hi.no
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1916-1923

Education

08.2008 – 12.2011 – Ph.D., Electrical Engineering,  Department of Electronic Systems, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway
07.2003 – 07.2006 – M.E., Underwater Acoustic Engineering, Hangzhou Applied Acoustic Research Institute, China Ship Research and Development Academy, Hangzhou, China

Professional Experience
06.2017 – now, Senior Engineer, Ecosystem Acoustics Group, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
01.2012 – 06.2017, CPM Senior Engineer, Life of Field, TechnipFMC, Lysaker, Norway
08.2006 – 07.2008 Engineer-State Key Laboratory of Underwater Acoustics, Hangzhou Applied Acoustics Research Institute, Hangzhou, China

Areas of expertise and interest

• Underwater acoustics signal processing
• Underwater engineering
• Fisheries acoustics and biomass estimation

Active projects

Technical and acoustic survey responsible for Antarctica Krill project
Data analysis for CRIMAC project
Technical responsible for LoVe project
Data analysis for IMR project “Satsing på seismikk”
Technical and acoustic data analysis for IMR project Assessing the effects of offshore wind turbine facilities on fish early life stages

Publications

Characterisation of grunt sound pressure level from spawning Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

Zhang, G., T. Nesse Forland, K. de Jong & L. Doksæter Sivle. 2024. Characterisation of grunt sound pressure level from spawning Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Bioacoustics, 1-18. doi: 10.1080/09524622.2024.2368872.
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Answering the key stakeholder questions about the impact of offshore wind farms on marine life using hypothesis testing to inform targeted monitoring

Cresci, A., S. Degraer, G. Zhang, J. Dannheim & H.I. Browman. 2024. Answering the key stakeholder questions about the impact of offshore wind farms on marine life using hypothesis testing to inform targeted monitoring. ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsae066.
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Determining the directionality of anthropogenic noise using an underwater acoustic vector sensor: a case study in a Norwegian fjord

Zhang, G., A. Cresci & H.I. Browman. 2023. Determining the directionality of anthropogenic noise using an underwater acoustic vector sensor: a case study in a Norwegian fjord. Acta Acustica. doi: 10.1051/aacus/2023043.
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Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae are attracted by low-frequency noise simulating that of operating offshore wind farms

Cresci, A., G. Zhang, C.M.F. Durif, T. Larsen, S. Shema, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. Browman. 2023. Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae are attracted by low-frequency noise simulating that of operating offshore wind farms. Communications Biology. doi: 10.1038/s42003-023-04728-y.
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Measurements of underwater noise radiated by commercial ships at a cabled ocean observatory

Zhang, G., T.N. Forland, E. Johnsen, G. Pedersen & H. Dong. 2020. Measurements of underwater noise radiated by commercial ships at a cabled ocean observatory. Marine Pollution Bulletin 153 (2020): 110948. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.110948.
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A flexible autonomous robotic observatory infrastructure for bentho-pelagic monitoring

Aguzzi, J., J. Albiez, S. Flögel, O.R. Godø, E. Grimsbø, S. Marini, O. Pfannkuche, E. Rodriguez, L. Thomsen, T. Torkelsen, J. Valencia, V. López-Vázquez, H. Wehde & G. Zhang. 2020. A flexible autonomous robotic observatory infrastructure for bentho-pelagic monitoring. Sensors 20, no. 6: 1614. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20061614.
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An automated pipeline for image processing and data treatment to track activity rhythms of Paragorgia arborea in relation to hydrographic conditions

Zuazo, A., J. Grinyó, V. López-Vázquez, E. Rodríguez, C. Costa, L. Ortenzi, S. Flögel, J. Valencia, S. Marini, G. Zhang, H. Wehde & J. Aguzzi. 2020. An automated pipeline for image processing and data treatment to track activity rhythms of Paragorgia arborea in relation to hydrographic conditions” Sensors 20, no. 21: 6281. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20216281.
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In situ calibration of observatory broadband echosounders

Ona, E., G. Zhang, G. Pedersen & E. Johnsen. 2020. In situ calibration of observatory broadband echosounders. ICES Journal of Marine Science 77: 2954-2959. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsaa177.
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Underwater communications in time-varying sparse channels using passive-phase conjugation

Zhang, G. & H. Dong. 2013. Underwater communications in time-varying sparse channels using passive-phase conjugation. Applied Acoustics 74: 421-424. doi: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2012.08.008.
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Experimental demonstration of spread spectrum communication over long range multipath channels

Zhang, G. & H. Dong. 2012. Experimental demonstration of spread spectrum communication over long range multipath channels. Applied Acoustics 73: 872-876. doi: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2012.03.002.
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Experimental assessment of different receiver structures for underwater acoustic communications over multipath channels

Zhang, G., J.M. Hovem & H. Dong. 2012. Experimental assessment of different receiver structures for underwater acoustic communications over multipath channels. Sensors 12: 2118-2135. doi: 10.3390/s120202118.
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Joint passive-phase conjugation with adaptive multichannel combining for coherent underwater acoustic communications

Zhang, G. & H. Dong. 2012. Joint passive-phase conjugation with adaptive multichannel combining for coherent underwater acoustic communications. Applied Acoustics 73: 433-439. doi: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2011.11.001.
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Experimental assessment of a multicarrier underwater acoustic communication system

Zhag, G. & H. Dong. 2011. Experimental assessment of a multicarrier underwater acoustic communication system. Applied Acoustics 72: 953-961. doi: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2011.06.004.
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Spatial diversity in multichannel processing for underwater acoustic communications

Zhang, G. & H. Dong. 2011. Spatial diversity in multichannel processing for underwater acoustic communications. Ocean Engineering 38: 1611-1623. doi: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2011.07.023.
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Coherent underwater communication using passive time reversal over multipath channels

Zhang, G., J.M. Hovem, H. Dong & L. Liu. 2011. Coherent underwater communication using passive time reversal over multipath channels. Applied Acoustics 72: 412-419. doi: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2011.01.005.
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An efficient spread spectrum pulse position modulation scheme for point-to-point underwater acoustic communication

Zhang, G., J.M. Hovem, H. Dong, S. Zhou & S. Du. 2010. An efficient spread spectrum pulse position modulation scheme for point-to-point underwater acoustic communication. Applied Acoustics 71: 11-16. doi: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2009.07.010.
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A design for timing pulse acquisition in underwater multipath environments

Zhang, G., J.M. Hovem, H. Dong & T.A. Reinen. 2009. A design for timing pulse acquisition in underwater multipath environments. Electronic Journal of Technical Acoustics.
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Last updated: June 18, 2024