Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Swash rig

The figure below shows the configuration of the main swash rig, to be deployed in the bottom part of the swash zone. The rig includes equipment from Universities of Delaware, New South Wales and Plymouth.

Swash rig to be deployed in the lower part of the swash zone and containing: pressure transducers (PT), electro-magnetic current meters (EMCM), optical backscatterrance sensors (OBS), fibre-optical backscatterrance sensors (FOBS), bed camera (IBC), conductivity concentration probes (CCP), ultrasonic distance measuring devices (UDM) and acoustic Doppler current meters (Vectrino I and II). All instruments will be time-synched using GPS time-server and logged on a bank of laptop computers. 

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