Factors affecting detection efficiency of mobile telemetry Slocum gliders

TitleFactors affecting detection efficiency of mobile telemetry Slocum gliders
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsOliver MJ, Breece MW, Haulsee DE, Cimino MA, Kohut J, Aragon D, Fox DA
JournalAnimal Biotelemetry
Volume5
Pagination14
Date Published2017/06
Type of Articlejournal article
ISBN Number2050-3385
Abstract

Acoustic biotelemetry sensors have been fully integrated into a broad range of mobile autonomous platforms; however, estimates of detection efficiency in different environmental conditions are rare. Here, we examined the role of environmental and vehicle factors influencing detection range for two common acoustic receivers, the VEMCO mobile transceiver (VMT) and a VEMCO cabled receiver (VR2c) aboard a Teledyne Slocum glider. We used two gliders, one as a mobile transmitting glider and one as a mobile receiving glider during the fall in the mid-Atlantic coastal region.

DOI10.1186/s40317-017-0129-8
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