Other sensors

Sensors operated by LABUST:

Minos CTD probe - chemical/physical parameters of water

Manufactured By:  Applied Microsystems

Instrument applications:

  • Measuring water characteristics such as: salinity, temperature, pressure, depth, density and sound velocity.
  • It can be used as autonomous instrument on the underwater vehicle as well as real time instrument via conducting cable.

Instrument specifications:

  • Internal power supply: Lithium Ion rechargeable batteries 4.9 Ahrs
  • Flash, non volatile data memory (1 GB)
  • Sampling Frequency: Time ( selectable sample rates from 25 per second to 1 per 24 hours) or Pressure (specific pressure increments in 0.01 dbar steps)

Sensors:

  • Conductivity sensor: 4 Electrode Conductive Cell, Accuracy ±0.01 mS/cm, Range Up to 70 mS/cm, Precision ±0.005 mS/cm, Resolution 0.001 mS/cm, Response Time 25 ms at 1 m/s flow
  • Temperature sensor: Accuracy ±0.005°C, Range -2°C to 32°C, Precision ±0.003°C, Resolution 0.001°C, Response Time 100 ms
  • Pressure sensor: Accuracy ±0.05%, Precision ±0.03%FS, Resolution 0.005%FS, Response Time 10 ms
  • Calculated Parameter: Salinity (Accuracy ±0.01 psu)
  • Calculated Parameter: Density (Accuracy ±1.5 kg/m3)
  • Calculated Parameter: Sound speed (±0.25 m/s)

C6 Multi-Sensor platform - chemical parameters of water

Manufactured By: Turner designs

Instrument applications:

  • Measuring water characteristics such as Turbidity, Chlorophyll a in vivo, Blue Green Algae – Phycoerythrin, Rhodamine Dye, CDOM, Crude Oil, Temperature and Depth
  • It can be used as autonomous instrument on the underwater vehicle or bottom station as well as real time instrument via conducting cable.

Instrument specifications:

  • Robust Memory: over 100,000 Lines of Data
  • Battery Life: over 85 Days at 15 Minute Intervals
  • Weight in Air: 2.74 kg  (6.0 lbs)
  • Length with Sensors Attached: 33.8 cm (13.3 in)
  • Diameter: 10.2 cm (4.0 in)
  • Material: 316 Stainless Steel; Delrin

Sensors:

  • Temperature: -2 to 50 degrees C.
  • Depth: 0-600 meters
  • Turbidity
  • Chlorophyll a in vivo
  • Blue Green Algae - Phycoerythrin
  • Rhodamine Dye
  • CDOM
  • Crude Oil
  • Doppler velocity logger - inertial navigation
  • HD camera - underwater photography, stereovision
  • Acoustic modems - underwater communication, up to 1800 m
  • USBL localization
  • Video Enhancer
  • navigation and communication equipment (DGPS, WiFi, radio, etc.)