How to ensure real-time access to Antarctic tide data

One of the most important challenges, when designing monitoring facilities in remote locations, is resilience. Remote tide gauge systems operate in extremely harsh environments and require robust communications systems that almost never fail and are capable of storing large amounts of data locally as extra protection for data. Scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) are therefore upgrading the South Atlantic Tide Gauge Network (SATGN) to include the latest low power dataloggers with built-in satellite telemetry capability – the SatLink 3 from OTT HydroMet.

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Tech-Tipp: OTT netDL Configuration with several SDI-12 Sensors

All new OTT sensors  provide a bus-capable interface, either SDI-12 or the RS 485 based OTT SDI . The special Master Modul of the OTT netDL enables the connection of several sensors to every bus (SDI-12 or OTT SDI). Connect for example an OTT Pluvio² and a Lufft WS510  sensor to one OTT netDL and you get a compact, efficient weather station. Just talk to your personal contact at OTT Hydromet to learn more.

The following Tech-Tipp shows exactly how you connect several SDI-12 sensors to an OTT netDL step by step.

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