MetOcean CODE/DAVIS: Drifter Buoy
MetOcean CODE/DAVIS: Drifter Buoy
Survey Equipment

MetOcean CODE/DAVIS: Drifter Buoy


Unique Group provides the CODE/DAVIS Drifter which is equipped with a sea surface temperature senor, GPS receiver and Iridium® based satellite telemetry. The drifters operating life is between 3-12 months depending on the required rate of transmission. CODE/DAVIS drifter is an inexpensive solution to acquire coastal and esturarian water currents within a metre of the water surface.


Highly energy efficient electronics assembly

Cost-efficient and reliable

Rugged and innovative design

Iridium telemetry

Reliable bi-directional communication


Air temperature: -20°C to +35°C (-4°F to +95°F)

Water temperature: -2°C to 35°C (-28°F to 95°F)

Water type: Fresh or Salt

Significant wave height: 8 m (26 ft)

Wind speed: 20 m/s (40 knots)


Oceanographic and meteorological projects

Marine research

Data monitoring in a wide range of waterbodies

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