CGSN Core Sensors

Example Sensor Platforms

surface fluxes (bulk)

 

Surface Buoys

surface fluxes (direct covariance)

 

Surface Buoys

CO2 flux

 

Surface Buoys

pCO2 water

 

Surface moorings, surface-piercing profilers, Benthic nodes

surface wave spectra

 

Surface Buoys

temperature and conductivity

Seabird 16, 37

Moorings, Benthic nodes

 

Seabird 52MP

Surface-piercing profilers, wire-following profilers

 

Seabird 41CP

Gliders

 

Seabird 49

AUVs

high-precision pressure

 

Surface-piercing profilers, wire-following profilers

 

Benthic nodes

 

Gliders

 

 

AUVs

mean currents

 

Moorings

 


Moorings, Benthic Nodes, AUVs, Gliders

three axis velocities

 

Buoys, surface-piercing and wire-following profilers, Benthic nodes

dissolved oxygen

 

Moorings, Benthic nodes, Gliders, AUVs

 

Surface-piercing and Moored profilers

pH

 

Moorings, surface-piercing and wire-following  profilers, Benthic nodes

optical attenuation
and absorption

 

Moorings, surface-piercing profilers, Benthic nodes

Chl-a and CDOM fluorescence, optical backscatter

 

Moorings, surface-piercing and wire-following  profilers, Gliders

 

 

Surface-piercing and wire-following profilers, Gliders, AUVs

photosynthetically active radiation (PAR)

 

Surface-piercing and wire-following  profilers, Gliders, AUVs

spectral irradiance

 

Moorings, surface-piercing profilers

nitrate

 

Moorings, surface-piercing profilers

nutrients (NO2,NO3,PO4,SiO4)

 

AUVs

bio-acoustic sonar

 

Benthic nodes, moorings

digital still camera

 

Benthic nodes

hydrophone, passive

 

Benthic nodes