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VII. Scientific Equipment

Note: The following abbreviations are used in the table headers below:

  1. MCM - McMurdo
  2. PAL - Palmer
  3. LMG - R/V LAURENCE M. GOULD
  4. NBP - R/V NATHANIEL B. PALMER
  5. AGO - AUTOMATED GEOPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY

Oceanography/Limnology

  MCM1 SPole PAL2 LMG3 NBP4 AGO5
A-Frame Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Acoustic Release with Surface Command Unit Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Nutrient Analyzer Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Bottom Imaging System, Multibeam Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Not Available
Conductivity Temperature Depth Instrument (CTD) Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Current Meter, Electromagnetic Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Data Acquisition System Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Deep Sea Coring System Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Depth Finder Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Echo Sounder, Biosonics Acoustic Profiler Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available Not Available
Flourometer, Fast Repetition-Rate Not Available Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Flourometer, Flow-through Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Go-Flo Bottles Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Gradiometer, Magnetic Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Hood Laminar Flow, Portable Not Available Not Available Available Not Available Available Not Available
Hydraulic Boom Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Hydrodavit Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Inflatable Boat, Zodiac Not Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Isotope Van Not Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Laboratory Van Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Launcher, XBT Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Liquid Helium Vapor Recovery System Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Magnetometers Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Not Available
Messenger Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Metering Sheave Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Niskin Bottle Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
PC O2 Instrument Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
PDR System, 3.5 and 12 KHz Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Plankton Net Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Pressure Transducer Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Radar Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Rosette Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Salinometer Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
SAT P-Code GPS Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
SAT VAV/GPS Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Satellite Navigation Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Sediment Trap Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Seismic Systems, Single and Multi-channel Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Not Available
Sonar, Side Scan Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Thermosalinograph Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Transmissometer Not Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Trawl Gear Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Winch, Deep Sea Trawl Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Winch, Hydrographic Not Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Winch, Portable, Electric Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Winch, Portable, Gasoline Available Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Winch, Portable Hand Not Available Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available

 

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