Scientific Instrumentation

 

Science Equipment

MCS Acquisition
  • Syntrak 960-24
  • SSI Seisnet active tape emulation
Hydrophone arrays
  • Sentry solid cable
  • 12.5 meter groups
  • 150m sections
  • up to four towed
  • separation 50 - 150 meters
Source Arrays
  • 4 x 10 gun strings
  • 9 active, one spare / string
  • 15 meter string length
  • 1650 cu. In. per string
Source Controller
  • DigiShot
MCS geometry sensors
  • Digicourse 5011 Compassbirds
  • Digicourse Digirange
  • Tailbuoy GPS
  • Source GPS (1 per string)
MCS Navigation
  • Concept Systems, Ltd Spectra, Sprint, Reflex
MCS QC
  • Syntrak
  • SeisNet
  • 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
  • Telescoping Stern Boom
  • Sippican Mk21 Expendable Probe Launcher
  • Teflon-lined Uncontaminated Seawater System
  • Seabird SBE21 Thermosalinograph
  • LDEO PCO2
  • RM Young Weather Station