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BOM Slocum Glider configuration

Platform: Slocum Glider
Manufacturer: Teledyne Webb Research
Commercial Operator: Blue Ocean Monitoring Pty

Summary

Teledyne Webb Research Slocum Gliders are type of Autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) designed to collect water column measurements over long periods of time.   Slocum gliders use a highly efficient buoyancy based propulsion system allowing deployment durations of up to 12 months.  Communicating by Iridium Satellite Slocum gliders can be operated globally with control & near real-time data acquisitionconducted from a single shore-based operations monitoring center

Physical Specs

  • Platform: Slocum Glider
  • Body Type: Torpedo with Wings
  • Size (LxWxH): 1.78m x 1.01m x 0.49m
  • Body Size (LxWxH): 1.50m x 0.22m x 0.22m
  • Hull Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Weight: Information not available
  • Maximum Depth: 1,000.00 m
  • Dynamic Buoyancy: Yes
  • Self-Righting: Yes
  • Obstacle Avoidance: No
  • Endurance (nominal load): Information not available
  • Manufacturer Website: Link

Primary Missions

  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Oceanographic Survey
  • Rapid Environmental Assesment

Propulsion System

  • Method:
  • DOF: 3
  • Hovering:
  • Nominal Speed: 0.35
  • Maximum Forward Speed: 0.00

Power System

  • Total Capacity: 0 Wh

Launch and Recovery

  • Hand Held