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Underwater depth and temperature sensing based on fiber optic technology for marine and fresh water applications

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dc.contributor.author Duraibabu, Dinesh Babu
dc.contributor.author Leen, Gabriel
dc.contributor.author Toal, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Newe, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Lewis, Elfed
dc.contributor.author Dooly, Gerard
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-15T08:52:16Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-15T08:52:16Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/6074
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Oceanic conditions play an important role in determining the effects of climate change and these effects can be monitored through the changes in the physical properties of sea water. In fact, Oceanographers use various probes for measuring the properties within the water column. CTDs (Conductivity, Temperature and Depth) provide profiles of physical and chemical parameters of the water column. A CTD device consists of Conductivity (C), Temperature (T) and Depth (D) probes to monitor the water column changes with respect to relative depth. An optical fibre-based point sensor used as a combined pressure (depth) and temperature sensor and the sensor system are described. Measurements accruing from underwater trials of a miniature sensor for pressure (depth) and temperature in the ocean and in fresh water are reported. The sensor exhibits excellent stability and its performance is shown to be comparable with the Sea-Bird Scientific commercial sensor: SBE9Plus. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher MDPI en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Sensors;17:1228
dc.subject temperature sensor en_US
dc.subject pressure sensor en_US
dc.subject optical fibre sensors en_US
dc.subject fibre bragg gratings en_US
dc.subject fabry-perot en_US
dc.subject ROV en_US
dc.subject ocean sensing en_US
dc.subject sub-sea temperature and pressure en_US
dc.title Underwater depth and temperature sensing based on fiber optic technology for marine and fresh water applications en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/s17061228
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Marine Institute Ireland en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor European Regional Development Fund en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid (EPSPG/2011/343) en_US
dc.relation.projectid (14/SP/2740 & 12/RC/2302) en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2718198
dc.internal.rssid 2897918


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