Ocean Scientific International Ltd’s range of versatile data buoys is continually expanding to meet customers’ application requirements. OSIL offer flexible instrumentation platforms ideally suited for collection and measurement of oceanographic, meteorological (metocean) and water quality data parameters that are completely adaptable to meet any applications’ needs.
The selection of buoys on offer include: a 0.3m rapid deployment buoy that is ideal for emergency environmental monitoring; a 0.6m inshore monitoring buoy which can be quickly deployed and repositioned to allow the rapid completion of monitoring work; a highly modifiable 1.2m coastal monitoring buoy which has been used in a range of different operations from dredge monitoring to oil spill monitoring with the addition on a non-contact hydrocarbon detector; a 1.9m metocean buoy which has been deployed in an assortment of highly dynamic environments, and a 2.6m metocean buoy that is suitable for deepwater coastal deployments and is in use on offshore wind farms.
The platform size is carefully selected to suit the deployment location and unique site conditions in addition to payload requirements such as weight and power consumption. Top frame designs can include grab rings and supports for personnel security on maintenance visits, secure service doors, a variety of solar panel combinations and a wide range of met sensors, in addition to a full complement of telemetry options.
OSIL supply a fully-equipped solution including platform, instrumentation, telemetry and software. On-site installation and end-user training can also be provided.