A transmissometer measures the transmission of light through seawater. Parallel rays of light in a particular spectral band (e.g., 660 nm, red) are emitted from a source towards a light detector a set distance away. The fraction of light received is converted to a beam attenuation coefficient.
Individual instruments of the above category, which are (or have been) connected to our observatories. Click an instrument for detailed information.
|SeaTech Transmissometer 0475||Ocean Networks Canada Offices|
|SeaTech Transmissometer 0687||Marine Technology Centre|
|WET Labs CSTAR Transmissometer 1186||Ocean Networks Canada Offices|
|WET Labs CSTAR Transmissometer 1483PR||Saanich Inlet Central Node|
|WET Labs CSTAR Transmissometer 1484||Marine Technology Centre|
|WET Labs CSTAR Transmissometer 1609||Ocean Networks Canada Offices|
|WET Labs CSTAR Transmissometer 216||Ocean Networks Canada Offices|
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