Scientific Instrumentation

 

Science Equipment

MCS Acquisition
  • Secret SealXI (408)
  • SSI Seisnet active tape emulation
Hydrophone arrays
  • Sentinel Solid Acquisition Section (SSAS) 3Hz
  • 12.5 meter groups
  • 150m sections
  • up to four towed each 6.75 km long
  • separation 50 - 150 meters
Source Arrays
  • 4 Sub-Array w/ 10 elements each
  • 9 active elements w/ one spare per Sub-Array
  • Each Sub-Array is 15 meter in length
  • 1650 cu. In. per Sub-Array
Source Controller
  • SeaMAP DigiShot
MCS geometry sensors
  • ION Digicourse 5011 Compassbirds
  • ION Digicourse Digirange
  • PBX System PosNET Streamer Tailbuoy GPS
  • PBS System Seismic Source GPS (1 per Sub-Array)
MCS Navigation
  • ION Concept Systems, Ltd
  • Spectra Navigation Management System
  • Sprint Navigation Processing System
  • Reflex 3D Binning System
MCS QC
  • Secret SealXI
  • SSI Seisnet active tape emulation
  • ProMaxx
  • Focus
Communications
  • HighSeasNet
  • Inmarsat Sailor 500 FleetBroadband
  • Iridium Sailor Satellite Phone
Multibeam / Echsounder
  • Kongsberg EM122 1° x 1°
  • Knudsen 3260 Echosounder
Marine Mammals Observation/
Mitigation
  • Seiche Passive Acoustic Monitoring Streamer
  • 2 x Fujinon Big Eye Binoculars
General
  • Bell BGM-3 Gravimeter
  • Geometrics 882 Magnetometer
  • RDI 75KHz ADCP
  • Stbd Side A frame
  • Sippican Mk21 Expendable Probe Launcher
  • Teflon-lined Uncontaminated Seawater System
  • Seabird SBE45 Thermosalinograph
  • Seabird SBE38 Sea Temperature
  • Seabird SBE19-02 Self contained CTD
  • AML Micro X-Serise SV-Xchange Sea Surface Velocity Probes
  • LDEO PCO2
  • Viasala WXT-520 Weather Stations