AQARIUS

Type of System: 
mobile autonomous
Geographical Scale: 
basin
Location: 
global
Human Activity: 
variable
Natural Activity: 
variable
Acoustics Operational: 
Yes
Units (Auto) Mode (Mobile): 
drifting, Argo-like
Frequency Bandwith: 
50 kHz
Directionality: 
omni
Time Synch/Precision: 
ms
Duty Cycle: 
adaptive
Data Downloads: 
7-10 days
# Elements: 
45
Depth: 
1000 m
Calibrated: 
Yes
Ancillary Data: 
CTD
Data Availability: 
open
Integration Possibility: 
No
Sponsor: 
NASA
water budget, salinity, rainfall
Installation Life Expectancy: 
2011 + 2