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