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Bon Secour Station
 
Location: Bon Secour
Latitude: 30°19.726'N
Longitude 87°49.756'W
 
 
Hydrographical Instrumentation
Sensor Sensor Type Range Accuracy Resolution
Temperature YSI 6600
Thermistor
-5 to 45° C +/- 0.15° C 0.01° C
Dissolved Oxygen percent YSI 6600
ROX Optical Dissolved Oxygen
0 to 500% air saturation 0-200% air saturation, +/- 1% of the reading or 1% air saturation, whichever is greater 200-500% air saturation, +/- 15% of reading 0.1% air saturation
Dissolved Oxygen mg/L YSI 6600
ROX Optical Dissolved Oxygen
0 to 50 mg/L 0-20 mg/L, +/- 1% of the reading or 0.1 mg/L, whichever is greater 20-50 mg/L, +/- 15% of reading 0.01 mg/L
Salinity YSI 6600
Calculated from conductivity and temperature
0 to 70 ppt +/- 1.0% of reading or 0.1 ppt, whichever is greater 0.01 ppt
Vented Level YSI 6600
Stainless Steel Strain Guage
0 to 30 ft 0-10 ft = +/- .01 ft 10-30 ft = +/- .06 ft .001 ft
Turbidity YSI 6600
Optical, 90° Scatter w/ Mechanical cleaning
0-1000 NTU +/- 5% of reading or 2 NTU (whichever is greater), relative to calibration standards 0.1 NTU
Conductivity YSI 6600
4 electrode cell with autoranging
0 to 100 mS/cm +/- 0.5% of reading +0.001 mS/cm 0.001 mS/cm to 0.1 mS/cm (range dependent)
Chlorophyll YSI 6600
Optical, fluorescence, w/ mechanical cleaning
0 to 400 µg/LChl; 0-100% Full scale Fluorescence units No specifications provided 0.1 µg/LChl; 0.1% FS
Blue Green Algae YSI 6600
fluorescence, w/ mechanical cleaning
0 to 200,000 cells/mL No specifications provided 1 cell/mL


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