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Slocum Glider

Product Name:Slocum Glider
Length [m]:1.5
Width [m]:0.22
Height [m]:0.22
Min. weight of AUV in air [kg]:56
Max. Weight of AUV in air [kg]:
Crane required:N
Maximum payload [kg]:12
Maximum depth rating [m]:1000
Number of thrusters:1
Thruster specifications:One optional (hybrid glider option)
Hovering capabilities:Optional
Min. turning radius [m]:7
Launch and recovery system:Small boat to large vessel with optional 10 m capture line using deployable nose release system
Max. speed [kn]:0.68
Min. crew size :1
Min. required number of surface computers:1
Required size of storage room:0.7 X 0.88 X 2.4 m in shipping container
Other requirements:
Navigation and Payload 
Navigation sensors - standard:GPS, Attitude; Pressure; Altimeter - Dead reckoning
Navigation sensors - optional:Iridium
Payload sensors - standard:CTD
Payload sensors - optional:Acoustic bioprobe, ADCP, Acoustic Modem, Acoustic Mammal Detection, Bathyphotometer, Beam Attenuation Meter, CTD Pumped, Fish Detection, Hydrophones, Nitrate, Optical Backscatter, Optical Attenuation, Optical Fluorometer, Oxygen, PAR, Radiometer, Spectrophotometer, Turbulence
Total energy content [Wh]:8000
Nominal battery power [W]:
Endurance at nominal power [hr]:4392
Battery swap possible:Y
Recharge time from empty [hr]:
Telemetry and Control 
Acoustic telemetry:Y
Acoustic baud rate [bit/s]:
Radio telemetry:Y
Radio baud rate [bit/s]:4800
Max. Baud rate of ethernet connection [Mb/s]:
Data sent to the surface:User defined at every glider surfacing
Control parameters sent to the AUV:Waypoints; flight parameters; science sensor suite sampling
Emergency recovery procedure:emergency battery, emergency circuit, emergency ejection weight; ARGOS transmitter
More information 
Applications:Physical oceanography (CTD; oxygen; currents); biological oceanography (optics); gateway glider (communication acoustic - radio); storm glider (storm events); acoustic glider (mammal identification)
Distinguishable features :Long range ; high endurance environmental water column surveys with a variety of sensor suites - Highly configurable and expandable
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