SVP-B drifter built by METOCEAN: Use and deployment instructions. Version 2.
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The SVP-B buoy is a lagrangian drifter based on the specifications of the Barometer Drifter Construction Manual issued by the Data Buoy Cooperation Panel. Built by METOCEAN Data Systems, it is designed for a minimum 12 months continuous unattended collection of meteorological and oceanographic data. Data consisting of platform position, sea surface temperature, barometric pressure, and battery voltage are relayed through the Argos system......
PublisherMeteo-France, Centre de Meteorologie Marine
Maturity LevelTRL 8 Actual system completed and "mission qualified" through test and demonstration in an operational environment (ground or space)
Best Practice TypeStandard Operating Procedure
CitationBlouche, P. (2006) SVP-B drifter built by METOCEAN: Use and deployment instructions. Version 2. Brest, France, Meteo-France, Centre de Meteorologie Marine, 6pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-434