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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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Notice: Whitelist @seabird.com

Notice: Whitelist @seabird.com

To ensure that our teams can effectively resolve your technical support queries and communicate RMA updates, we recommend that you preemptively whitelist @seabird.com email addresses in your email system.

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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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CTDs as Data Loggers

CTDs as Data Loggers

The acronym “CTD” might unofficially represent more than just conductivity, temperature, and depth. Since most CTDs include one or more auxiliary sensors, a given CTD package might technically be called a “CTDpHDOFLNTUTr” (CTD + pH + dissolved oxygen + fluorescence +...

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The Argo Program in Numbers

The Argo Program in Numbers

In the last year of news, the dominant story has been a science topic: the coronavirus pandemic. And though most forms of Marine Science have little to do with the global response to COVID-19, its effects are felt in almost every aspect of our own scientific...

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Featured Posts

International Women in Engineering Day – Sydney Clark

We are excited to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day on June 23. This day is meant to celebrate women in STEM, and provide an opportunity to highlight women in engineering fields, who are still very much under-represented. In fact, according to the...

Announcing Our Updated Service Pricing Model

Sea-Bird Scientific is excited to announce a change in our service pricing model. Through this change, we can significantly improve service turnaround times, and our on-time delivery to you. Please see our below formal announcement: Have other questions? Please...

Celebrating Pride with Derek Piazza

We are excited to celebrate Pride Month in 2023 with our supporters, partners, and associates. Pride is a special month to us, as it gives us an opportunity to reflect on our commitment and support to the LGBTQIA+ community, something that is integral to the culture...

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