The Bathymetry Buoy

The Bathymetry Bouy is designed for water depth measurement and satellite data communication of data in harsh arctic environments.

Bathymetry Buoy

Picture: A research hovercraf with the Bathymetry Buoy on the left side.

The Bathymetry buoy automatically measures and transfer water depth data and is especially designed for long term arctic operations. The echo sounder is capable of measuring depths of over 4 km. Bi-directional satellite communications controls and monitors instrument settings and transmits water depth data.

A Bathmetry pilot system was successfully tested North of Spisbergen during the summer of 2010.

 

Details

  • Period

    2008-2010