SEAWAYS

Type of System: 
fixed autonomous
Geographical Scale: 
regional
Location: 
St. Lawrence Seaway, Lower St. Lawrence Estuary
Human Activity: 
shipping
Natural Activity: 
whales
Projected Change: 
shipping
Acoustics Operational: 
Yes
Units (Auto) Mode (Mobile): 
AURAL + cabled/shore
Frequency Bandwith: 
1 Hz-100000 kHz
Directionality: 
omni +H
Time Synch/Precision: 
Ī¼s to s
programmable to continuous
Data Downloads: 
3 to 12 months per year
# Elements: 
up to 10
Depth: 
75-300 m
Calibrated: 
Yes
Ancillary Data: 
hydrography, ADCPs, hydroacoustics, circulation modeling
Integration Possibility: 
Yes
Sponsor: 
DFO UQAR
shipping MPA, marine park, whale watching
Installation Life Expectancy: 
2003 - + eventual permanent SEAWAYS observatory
Other: 
research program