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Title: Design and implementation of a new low-cost subsurface mooring system for efficient data recovery

Abstract

Mooring systems are the most effective method for making sustained time series observations in the oceans. Generally there are two types of ocean mooring systems: surface and subsurface. Subsurface mooring system is less likely to be damaged after deployment than surface system. However, subsurface system usually needs to be retrieved from the ocean for data recovery. This paper describes the design and implementation of a new low-cost subsurface mooring system for efficient data recovery: Timed Communication Buoy System (TCBS). TCBS is usually integrated in the main float and the designated data is downloaded from the control system. After data retrieval, TCBS will separate from main float, rise up to the sea surface, and transmit data by satellite communication.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1178909
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-97138
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: OCEANS 2013: MTS/IEEE, September 23-27, 2013, San Diego, California
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Buoy; mooring system; subsurface mooring; satellite communication

Citation Formats

Tian, Chuan, Deng, Zhiqun, Tian, Jiwei, Zhao, Wei, Song, Dalei, Xu, Ming, Xu, Xiaoyang, and Lu, Jun. Design and implementation of a new low-cost subsurface mooring system for efficient data recovery. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Tian, Chuan, Deng, Zhiqun, Tian, Jiwei, Zhao, Wei, Song, Dalei, Xu, Ming, Xu, Xiaoyang, & Lu, Jun. Design and implementation of a new low-cost subsurface mooring system for efficient data recovery. United States.
Tian, Chuan, Deng, Zhiqun, Tian, Jiwei, Zhao, Wei, Song, Dalei, Xu, Ming, Xu, Xiaoyang, and Lu, Jun. Mon . "Design and implementation of a new low-cost subsurface mooring system for efficient data recovery". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {Mooring systems are the most effective method for making sustained time series observations in the oceans. Generally there are two types of ocean mooring systems: surface and subsurface. Subsurface mooring system is less likely to be damaged after deployment than surface system. However, subsurface system usually needs to be retrieved from the ocean for data recovery. This paper describes the design and implementation of a new low-cost subsurface mooring system for efficient data recovery: Timed Communication Buoy System (TCBS). TCBS is usually integrated in the main float and the designated data is downloaded from the control system. After data retrieval, TCBS will separate from main float, rise up to the sea surface, and transmit data by satellite communication.},
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