Physical data collected from Seaglider SG005 during Washington Coast, September 2002 in the North Pacific Ocean, Coastal Waters of Washington/Oregon deployed from 2002-09-11 to 2002-11-03 (NCEI Accession 0155983)


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            title:  Physical data collected from Seaglider SG005 during Washington Coast, September 2002 in the North Pacific Ocean, Coastal Waters of Washington/Oregon deployed from 2002-09-11 to 2002-11-03 (NCEI Accession 0155983)
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        abstract:  Seaglider is a buoyancy driven autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) developed by scientists and engineers at the University of Washington's School of Oceanography and Applied Physics Laboratory. Seagliders are designed to glide from the ocean surface to a programmed depth and back while measuring temperature, salinity, depth-averaged current, and other quantities along a sawtooth trajectory through the water. Seaglider has entered wide use in scientific deployments. They are designed for missions in range of several thousand kilometers and durations of many months. Seagliders are commanded remotely and report their measurements in near real time via wireless telemetry.
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            description:  Updated information from ICES for the vessel SG005 from UNITED STATES(US). Name : SG005 Country(s) : UNITED STATES(US) (ISO Country Code) Platform Class : 27 sub-surface gliders (buoyancy-based propulsion capable at variable depths not constrained to be near sea surface) Current Length : 1.8 Notes : Underwater Seaglider glider (number 005) owned by the Applied Physics Lab, University of Washington. Data for 2009 Information Sources: - http://www.apl.washington.edu/projects/seaglider/specifications.html - http://iop.apl.washington.edu/seaglider/index.php General Comments: Size: Body 1.8 m, 30 cm diameter Wing span 1m Antenna mast length 1 m Weight: 52 kg (dry) Maximum Depth: 1000 m Maximum Range/Duration: 4600 km (650 dives to 1km depth) Batteries: Lithium primaries, 24V and 10 V packs, 10 MJ Typical Speed: 25 cm/s Glide Angle: 16-45 degrees Mechanical Features: Isopyonal hull No external moving parts Low drag, flooded fiberglass fairing RF Data Telemetry: Iridium satellite data telemetry Guidance and Control: Control and system commands transmitted on any dive. Dead reckoning between GPS fixes using pitch, roll, heading. Kalaman filter prediction for mean and oscillatory currents. Bathymetry map for surface to near-bottom dives. Owned and operated: Applied Physics Laboratory University of Washington 1013 NE 40th Street Box 355640 Seattle, WA 98105-6698 Confirmed by NOAA on 2016-11-14. Submitted to ICES on 2014-04-22
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