Chemical and Biological Oceanographic Sensor Technology

Chair: D.J. Mackey (Australia)

Other Full Members: M. Atkinson (USA), H.P. Hansen (FRG), A. Herman (Canada), Y.A. Sorokin (USSR), P. Tett (UK), D. Turner (UK), and A. Zirino (USA)

Terms of Reference

  • To review current technologies that may be suitable for measuring chemical and biological properties with high resolution in time and space.
  • To assess which of these technologies holds most promise for wide spread deployment as oceanographic probes in the next five years.
  • To evaluate ways in which the data from such probes can be calibrated, standardized and integrated into the data base from standard hydrographic instruments.

Approved: 1988

Financial Sponsors: SCOR, NSF