Resources and Equipment

Current Meters and Profilers

  • Teledyne-RDI Rio-Grande 12V ADCP 1200 KHz; bottom tracking
  • Teledyne-RDI Sentinel 24V ADCP; directional waves; bottom tracking
  • Teledyne RiverRay 600 KHz (with towed mini-catamaran)
  • Teledyne Sentinel V (currents and waves)
  • Sontek 5 MHz ADV Hydra System; directional waves; high precision pressure sensor
  • Nortek Aquapro (2 MHz) profiler
  • Nortek Aquadop (1.4 MHz) current meter
  • Nortek Vector (high frequency ADV) with integrated OBS
  • Nortek Vectrino profiler (high frequency – 32 Hz micro ADV)
  • Sontek Micro-ADV (16 MHz) - 2 units available

Oceanographic and Optical

  • YSI 6600 (temperature, conductivity, Turbidity, DO) - 3 units available
  • YSI 660 (handheld multiprobe, with logging capability)
  • SeaBird19plus, CTD profiler with OBS3+, and DO
  • Seabird 37IS, with onboard (vessel) pump
  • RBR 20 m and 50m and RBR-duo (3 units total), tide/wave sensors (non-directional waves)
  • Petit Ponar - 6x6 in Sediment Dredge
  • Sequoia LISST 100X, type C

Survey Equipment

  • Edgetech 3100P with 2165 fish CHIRP sub bottom profiler (SBP)
  • GSSI Ground Penetrating Radar
  • Klein Side Scan Sonar (SSS) 3000 model
  • Mobile Mappers w/ ArcPad by ESRI
  • ODOM Hydrotrack CV-200 dual frequency Single-Beam Fathometer w/ TSS
  • DMS-25 Motion Reference Unit
  • Thales Magellan Pro Dual Frequency GPS system
  • Topcon Theodolite
  • Triton "toughbook"-style field laptops
  • Vibracoring Equipment: Coulter Counter- Grain Size

UNO Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences (Vessels and Trucks)

Research Vessels

  • R/V Penland - 26 ft Aluminum shallow V – Scully’s Boats
  • R/V Cavalla - 30 ft marine Aluminum Deep V -
  • R/V Gilloppi - 25 ft Deep V offshore boat - Mako Marine
  • R/V Blowin Cane - Airboat - Mark's Airboats
  • R/V Greenhead - 20 ft Aluminum flat vibracoring boat - Aluminafab
  • R/V Mudlump - 22 ft Aluminum shallow V - Hanko's
  • R/V Ratcrud - 20 ft Aluminum, shallow V, inshore - Duracraft
  • R/V Triggerfish - 17 ft Flat inshore - Carolina Skiff
  • R/V Field Mouse - 14 ft Aluminum flat inshore - Duracraft

Trucks

  • 2002 Ford F-350
  • 2008 Ford F-350
  • 1999 Chevy PU 2500
  • 2004 Chevy Suburban

Modeling Software

Surface Modeling System (SMS), DELFT3D (hydrodynamics, Waves, Sediment Transport, Morphology), FLOW3D - fully 3D CFD Model with Volume of Fluid Concept (VOF), Princeton Ocean Model (POM), Estuarine Coastal Ocean Model (ECOMSED), Finite Volume Coastal Ocean Model (FVCOM), Advanced Circulation Model (ADCIRC)

Visualization and Processing Software

Tecplot 360, Tecplot Chorus, Matlab 6+, Surfer, ERDAS IMAGINE, SMS 11.0, DISCOVER by Edgetech, ESRI ArcGIS 9.0, ArcIMS 9.0, and ArcSDE 9.0, Hypack, Leica Geosystems - ERDAS Imagine Professional 8.7, Lizardtech GeoExpress 4.0 and DocumentExpress Professional, Origin 7.0, Rock Works V 2004, SonarPro, SonarWiz, Surfer 8, Trimble Pathfinder Office