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BOM Slocum Glider configuration

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


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