Altimeters, or altitude meters, measure the altitude of an object above a fixed level, i.e., the seafloor.
Altimeters are used on rosettes to measure altitude above the seafloor, to ensure the instrumentation does not hit the bottom during its descent.
Individual instruments of the above category, which are (or have been) connected to our observatories. Click an instrument for detailed information.
|Teledyne Benthos PSA-916 Altimeter (SN 62354)||Ocean Networks Canada Offices|
Click the instrument categories below for descriptions and lists of instruments belonging to that category.