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Lagrangian Drifters

Pacific Gyre Lagrangian drifters are calibrated instruments designed to measure water currents and collect environmental data in oceans, lakes, and rivers. Modifications can include, but are not limited to, additional sensors, different telemetry options and alternate drogue depths.


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  • Circulation studies
  • Meteorology/weather forecasting
  • Satellite data calibration/validation
  • HF radar calibration/validation
  • Air/sea interaction
  • Climate studies/forecasting
  • Outfall/effluent analysis
  • Oil spill tracking
  • Species boundary/tracking studies
  • Water quality
  • Larval dispersion studies
  • Tracking elements in the water (algae/harmful algal blooms, pollutants, chemicals, biological materials, debris, etc.)
Version: 1.191.18186.14404 4/9/2019
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