SC40 – SVP BSC: Sea surface temperature, conductivity and salinity measurement

The SC40 drifters are designed to monitor sea surface temperature, conductivity and salinity measurements.

Main features:

 Very simple to use

 In option: “holey socks drogue” and various length of line

 Easy BT connection for parameters setting

 Lithium and alkaline battery solutions

 40cm diameter spherical buoy

 Based on our WiSens technology

This product was developed with support from the H2020 AtlantOS project, a project which received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement no 633211.

Datasheet

Features and benefits

  • Very simple to use
  • In option “holey socks drogue” and various length of line
  • Easy BT connection for parameters setting
  • Lithium and alkaline battery solututions
  • 40 cm diameter spherical buoy
  • Sea Surface Temperature Sensor (SST)
  • Barometric Pressure sensor
  • Drogue presence sensor
  • Probe sensor Conductivity / Temperature (CT)
  • IRIDIUM satellite
  • Examples of use

  • Sea surface temperature, conductivity and salinity measurement
  • Sensors

  • Barometric Pressure sensor
  • Temperature sensor
  • Conductivity sensor
  • Technical data

  • Transmitter: 9602 Iridium modem
  • Antenna: Helicoidal for Iridium, Patch for GPS
  • GPS & position:
    Receiver : 72 channels, code CA
    Acquisition period: from 5 minutes to 10 days (1 typical hour)
    Accuracy: typical < 10 meters
  • Transmission:
    Period: from 5 minutes to 10 days
    Messages: 13 fixes in one SBD (optional)
  • Barometric Pressure sensor:
    Range: 800…1100hPA
    Accuracy: +/-0.3hPA at +20°C
  • Temperature Sensor:
    Accuracy/Resolution: +/-0.005°C / 0.001°C
    Range: -2°C to +35°C
    Temperature sensor position: -15 cm
  • Conductivity sensor:
    Accuracy / Resolution: 0.04mS/cm / 0.004mS/cm
    Range: 0 to 30 dBar
  • Salinity (deducted):
    Accuracy: 0.05 PSU
  • Drogue indicator: Gauge sensor
  • Drogue: in compliance with DBCP drag ratio>40
    Drogue (option): holey socks 0.6m length 5 meters
    Line (option): drogue centered at 15m
  • Battery & autonomy:
    Technology: alkaline
    Capacity: 72 Ah
    Autonoy: According to parameter settings >1.5 year
  • Environmental features:
    Operating temperature: -20°C to +50°C
    Storage temperature: -10°C to +25°C for optimum battery shelf life
    Water tightness: 10 dbars