R/V SAIKHON Instrumentation Print

Instrumented Underway Sampling Platform drawing of R/V Saikhon

  • Well suited for low to moderate sea states
  • Measurements
    • Bubbles
    • Currents
    • MET data (wind, RH, AT)
    • Near surface temperature and sound speed structure
    • Optical properties
    • Small scale water velocity
    • Turbulence
    • Waves
  • Bow mounted spar designed for fine scale near surface measurements
Ship Specifications
  • Builder: Norsco Marine
  • Year: 1997
  • Length: 29'5"
  • Beam: 9'5"
  • Height: 11'
  • Weight: 10,000 (without fuel)
  • Fuel Capacity: 300 gallons

Photo Gallery

Acoustic Transducer pair
Side Mounted ADCP

The Helm

Front View of R/V Saikhon Spar

Buoy tethered to Saikohn


1 of 4 Thermistors

C-star Transmissometer

Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter

R/V Saikhon underway (breaking event)

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