ARCTIC-NET+

Type of System: 
fixed autonomous
Geographical Scale: 
regional
none to occasional shipping and airgun seismic
Location: 
Eastern Beaufort Sea Canadian Archipelago Hudson Strait, Hudson Bay
Natural Activity: 
whales
Arctic marine life
Projected Change: 
climate, fishing, shipping
Acoustics Operational: 
Yes
Units (Auto) Mode (Mobile): 
AURALs
Frequency Bandwith: 
1Hz-16 kHz
Directionality: 
omni
Time Synch/Precision: 
s
programmable to continuous
Data Downloads: 
3 to 12 months per year
# Elements: 
up to 8
Depth: 
50-250 m
Calibrated: 
Yes
Ancillary Data: 
oceanographic sensors, ADCPs, hydroacoustics
Integration Possibility: 
Yes
Sponsor: 
Arctic-Net DFO UQAR
Arctic pre-industrial background, Inuit communities, climate change, ice melting, whale monitoring
Installation Life Expectancy: 
2003-2013+
Other: 
research programs