Comprehensive Marine Particle Analysis System
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA SAINT PETERSBURG DEPT OF MARINE SCIENCE
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The long term goal is development and utilization of a comprehensive broadly capable marine particle analysis system. The system is designed with wide dynamic range, thus, it will ultimately be used for high speed, high resolution characterization of water column particle fields in high, medium and low latitudes. As part of a broader goal this project continues advancement of the AOSN concept through joint use of both the towed platform and autonomous underwater vehicles. The projects objective is to develop a comprehensive marine particle analysis system which, along with other sensor systems, will enable us to address basic oceanographic, environmental and ultimately military issues. The objective includes adapting sensors to towed platforms and AUVs to characterize particle fields in a variety of oceanic environments.
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography