Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
RD Instruments Ocean Surveyor 75 kHz
RD Instruments Narrowband 150 kHz
RD Instruments Mariner Workhorse 300 kHz (portable)
UHDAS digital data acquisition system
Ethernet, audiovisual in labs and staterooms. F/O and copper links.
Digital Data Archive
Linux rackmount servers with multiple terabyte RAID arrays
Expendable bathythermograph (XBT)
Manufacturer/Model: Turo Devil
Variety of probes for different depths / ship speeds
Manufacturer/Model: Bell BGM-3
Hydrographic Doppler Sonar System
Manufacturer/Model: Scripps Institution of Oceanography / Pinkel HDSS
Profiles to depth of 1,000 m with 15 m depth resolution
Manufacturer/Model: Marine Magnetic SeaSpy
Towed Overhauser magnetic field sensor
Motion reference units
Manufacturer/Model: Ixsea PHINS
Fiber-optic gyroscope inertial navigation system
Manufacturer/Model: TSS Marinus
Ring laser gyrocompass & motion sensor
Manufacturer/Model: Kongsberg EM122
150 degree swath bathymetry and backscatter
Manufacturer/Model: Knudsen 320 BR
3.5 / 12 kHz
Hull-mounted deep-water subbottom echosounder
Manufacturer/Model: Knudsen 3260
3.5 / 12 kHz
Hull-mounted chirp deep-water subbottom echosounder
Underway Data System
Meteorological sensor suite
Circulating uncontaminated seawater system
Sea surface water physical properties
Multiple general-purpose linux and Windows workstations in laboratory spaces
Refrigerator and freezer walk-in chambers for sample storage/preparation, with precise temperature control.
Numerous van placement locations on main deck, 01 level port side and forward on 02 deck.
Isotope isolation vans are available by request (use of isotopes is prohibited in ship's laboratories).
Refrigerated laboratory vans available by request.
Iridium voice, HiSeasNet internet, FleetBroadand internet, INMARSAT voice and data, VHF and HF radio.