By Topic

Self-contained acoustics platforms for probing ocean surface processes

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
M. V. Trevorrow ; Ocean Phys., Inst. of Ocean Sci., Sidney, BC, Canada ; R. C. Teichrob

This paper describes the capabilities and technical specifications of a pair of high-frequency acoustics platforms, known as Susy and SeaScan, designed to probe oceanic near-surface processes. These self-contained drifters employ six upward-looking conical beam sonars (29-397 kHz), two 360° steerable sidescans (103 kHz), and several hydrophones. Both backscattered intensity and Doppler velocity are measured with the sonars and sidescans. A detailed description of the mechanical and electronic components is provided. Examples of sonar and sidescan data products from these platforms are shown, including near-surface vertical and horizontal micro-bubble distributions, and Doppler velocities due to waves

Published in:

IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering  (Volume:19 ,  Issue: 3 )