ARVOR I: TS, 2000m, Iridium

The ARVOR I profiling float provides profiles of salinity, temperature and pressure with position information through an integrated GPS receiver. The data is transmitted via the Iridium satellite network.

Qualified technology for ARGO project

 Sea Bird electronics proven CTD metrology

 GPS positioning

 Iridium SBD transmission

 Up to 300 cycles, 10 days

 High sampling rate capability up to 2000 pts

 Easy connectivity using RF Bluetooth

 Fully operational, light and easy to deploy float

 Weight: 20 kg

 Self-ballasted float

 Ice detection

Datasheet

Features and benefits

  • Qualified technology for ARGO Project
  • Sea-bird electronics proven CTD metrology
  • Iridium SBD transmission
  • Self-ballasted float
  • Up to 300 cycles, 10 days
  • High sampling rate capability up to 2000 pts
  • Fully operational, light and easy to deploy
  • Sensors

  • Salinity
  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Technical data

    FLOAT DIMENSIONS

    • Overall length: 225cm with antenna
    • Hull length: 170cm
    • Hull diameter: 17.3cm
    • Weight: 20kg

    BUOYANCY CONTROL

    • Principle oil ballast with pump & valve

    OPERATION FEATURES

    • Operation depth until 2000 dBar
    • Number of profiles capabilities
    • Up to 300 cycles at 110pts 2000 bars/CTD
    • Number of profiles programmable
    • High sampling capability: up to 2000 pts

    Transmission

  • Iridium transmission