MetOcean SVP Iridium®: Drifter
MetOcean SVP Iridium®: Drifter
Survey Equipment

MetOcean SVP Iridium®: Drifter


The SVP Iridium® drifter has been designed and thoroughly tested to track ocean current and provide environmental data at a designated depth beneath the ocean surface.


Low cost telemetry solution

Additional sensor options are available, which included: air pressure (BP), salinity (CT) and GPS positioning.

Ship or air deployable

It utilises the dependable bi-directional Iridium® satellite system to communicate and to transmit essential scientific data.


Surface unit diameter: 15.50 inches (39.5 cm)

Mass (in air): 40 lbs. (18.1 kg)

Operating life up to 18 months

Air temperature: -20C to 50C (-4F to 122F)

Water temperature: -2C to +45C (28F to 113F)


Marine research

Acquiring meteorological and oceanographic data

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