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HydroCAT-EP V2 Overview

HydroCAT-EP V2 Overview

The HydroCAT-EP V2 is the next generation of multiparameter instruments. It measures CTD data alongside dissolved oxygen, pH, fluorescence, and turbidity, all within a single self-contained package. Learn about the new changes to this product.

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Calibrating Dissolved Oxygen Sensors

Calibrating Dissolved Oxygen Sensors

Our dissolved oxygen sensors, the SBE 43 and SBE 63, are calibrated with tools and methods we learned from calibrating our world-class temperature and conductivity sensors. Get a look behind the scenes in our calibration lab.

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SUNA V2 UV Nitrate Calibration

SUNA V2 UV Nitrate Calibration

The SUNA V2 is an ultraviolet spectrometer designed to measure nitrate in-situ. At Sea-Bird, we use a temperature-controlled bath and various solutions to characterize and calibrate the sensor’s output. Learn how we prepare SUNA V2s for seawater and freshwater deployments.

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Calibrating ISFET pH Sensors

Calibrating ISFET pH Sensors

ISFET pH sensors, like the SeaFET V2 and SeapHOx V2, receive a factory calibration, and don’t require regular field maintenance. Learn how we’ve adapted our calibration facility to account for conditions these instruments meet in the wild.

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Calibration at SBS: Metrology

Calibration at SBS: Metrology

Conceptually, inductive moorings seem complex – communicating with 100 instruments through a single cable doesn’t exactly sound intuitive. But, in practice, the setup is surprisingly simple. Watch our latest video to see how easy it is to test and simulate an inductive modem mooring.

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History of the SeaCAT

History of the SeaCAT

SeaCATs, the CTD family consisting of the 16plus V2 and 19plus V2, were first developed in late 1985 back when Sea-Bird had barely evolved past a garage operation. When a customer requested a moored CTD – the first that Sea-Bird had ever built, Sea-Bird's team...

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Sea-Bird 101: Conductivity Cells

Sea-Bird 101: Conductivity Cells

Conceptually, inductive moorings seem complex – communicating with 100 instruments through a single cable doesn’t exactly sound intuitive. But, in practice, the setup is surprisingly simple. Watch our latest video to see how easy it is to test and simulate an inductive modem mooring.

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What is the STS Sensor?

What is the STS Sensor?

You never know what’s floating on the surface. That’s why Sea-Bird created the STS – to prevent the main Argo CTD from ingesting surface contaminants, but still obtain surface data. Learn how it helps extend deployments.

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Featured Posts

Flushing and Storing pH Sensors on the HydroCAT-EP V2

The HydroCAT-EP V2's new pH sensor design makes it safer and easier than ever to swap sensors in the field. A new flushing port ensures that corrosive seawater stays far away from the electronics, while a new mechanical design creates a snug fit to withstand the...

HydroCAT-EP V2 Overview

Introducing the HydroCAT-EP V2, Sea-Bird Scientific’s latest multiparameter instrument. We took the field-proven MicroCAT (SBE 37) and added a host of integrated sensors to the base CTD to provide users with a robust sampling platform in a compact, self-contained...

Calibrating Dissolved Oxygen Sensors

Our dissolved oxygen sensors, the SBE 43 and SBE 63, are calibrated with tools and methods we learned from calibrating our world-class temperature and conductivity sensors. Get a look behind the scenes in our calibration lab.    Related...