Ocean & Coastal Monitoring Solutions

Ocean & Coastal Monitoring Solutions

Sometimes all you need is a little insight into waves, tides, and currents. However, other projects require sophisticated, complex and long-term ocean monitoring solutions involving a multi-faceted approach to data collection.

Whether in shallow coastal environments, or deep blue ocean, Xylem provides solutions for environmental research used in oceanographic, hydrographic and climate research markets. Aanderaa, SonTek, Waterlog, and YSI deliver the most technologically advanced self-contained and integrated remote underwater observation systems, environmental monitoring buoys, telemetry, water quality and velocity sensors in the world.

Also, YSI's Regional Integration Centre is a complete system integrator, providing on-site engineering and manufacturing to produce environmental monitoring buoys, telemetry systems, vertical profiling platforms, PAR products, and custom solutions. Once your solution is deployed, Xylem Analytics field specialists will help you maintain it long-term.

Solutions by Application

  • Nearshore and Coastal Zone
  • Deep Water Instrumentation
  • Buoy Platforms
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YSI ProDSS - Digital Sampling System

The ProDSS is designed for use in applications such as surface water, groundwater, coastal waters, and aquaculture. The ruggedness and reliability of the ProDSS allows for measurement of an extensive number of parameters in the harshest of field conditions.

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SonTek®-SL Series

NEW SL1500/3000 3G MODELS! The SonTek-SL has two new (3G) models turbo-charged by our proprietary SmartPulseHD®, the featured accessories, mounting options, software, and a variety of integration formats ensure it fits your application.

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SonTek CastAway® CTD

Designed for coastal profiling, the CastAway-CTD® incorporates a 6-electrode conductivity cell, coupled with a fast response thermistor to provide highly accurate, high resolution CTD measurements to depths of 100m.

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Aanderaa Automatic Weather Station AWS 2700

Automatic Weather Station AWS 2700 is a rugged self-contained station suited for use in remote places without electricity supply. Data can be recorded on site or be transmitted in real-time.

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Aanderaa RCM Blue

The RCM Blue is a self-recording Current Meter which measures water temperature in salt or fresh water, and a battery container with battery capacity up to 70Ah. The Doppler Current Sensor is an upgraded version of the proven SeaGuard ZPulse sensor. The instrument configuration and data retrieval is done via Bluetooth which eliminates the need to open the pressure case for repeated deployments.

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Aanderaa Conductivity Sensor

Conductivity sensors from Aanderaa are compact, fully integrated sensors for measuring the electrical conductivity of seawater. Conductivity is a key parameter for in-situ measurements of several fundamental physical properties of seawater.

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Aanderaa Wave & Tide Sensor

Aanderaa Wave and Tide Sensors are compact fully integrated sensor for measuring the wave and tide conditions designed to be mounted on the Aanderaa multiparameter SeaGuard Platform or via cable connected to SmartGuard datalogger.

Aanderaa GeoView web based display

Aanderaa GeoView Web Based Display

Aanderaa GeoView is part of the Aanderaa Real-Time Solution. This gives the user vast opportunities for interfacing meteorological, oceanographpic, or other environmental research equipment in a networked solution giving access to data real-time.

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Aanderaa SmartGuard Datalogger

SmartGuard is the next generation sensor and instrument HUB for Ocean, Lake, Reservoir, Estuary and River Hydrometric stations. It's a complete observatory node for advanced Hydrologic/Meteorological stations as well as for small stand alone stations.

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YSI EXO2 Multiparameter Sonde

The EXO advanced water quality monitoring platform includes the versatile multiparameter EXO2 sonde for oceanographic, estuarine, or surface water applications. Collect data to 250m with the advanced EXO2 sonde – contains six replaceable 'smart' sensors and a central wiper to clean biofouling.

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YSI EcoMapper AUV

This water quality AUV has a YSI 6600 V2 bulkhead built in for collection of up to 10 water quality parameters in large water bodies. Other features include side-scan sonar imaging and a Doppler velocity log for accurate navigation below surface.

Argonaut®-XR ADCP

SonTek Argonaut®-XR ADCP

Designed specifically for mounting on the bottom of a river, channel, or harbor, the XR features a special mode that automatically adjusts one of its measurement cells for changing water level. Its small size, rugged build, and flexible system architecture make the XR attractive for both real-time operation and autonomous deployments.

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SonTek ADVOcean-Hydra

Rugged build quality with high-end ADV® performance is what the ADVOcean-Hydra is all about. Representing the ultimate solution to measuring precise 3D velocity in the most challenging environments, the ADVOcean/Hydra can be integrated with an array of external sensors for a complete oceanographic data collection system. With the optional RPT pressure sensor, this powerful system is able to sample both pressure and velocity at up to 25 Hz, making it the definitive solution for studying nearshore processes.

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YSI Storm 3 Datalogger

The Storm 3 Data Logger incorporates a balanced set of inputs for analog, digital I/O and SDI-12 smart sensors to allow communication through cellular modems and GOES satellite. You'll love how easy it is to configure and collect data using the browser-based graphical user interface (GUI) with all standard web browsers on PCs, tablets and smart phones.

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YSI EXO1 Multiparameter Sonde

Capturing accurate data in fresh water, ground water and marine aquatic environments is easy with . The versatile multiparameter EXO1 sonde is ideal for estuarine, surface water, or ground water applications.

Instrument Only. Cables, probes/sensors, and accessories sold separately - please see the "Accessories" tab for details.

Storm Central Cloud Hosted Data Solution

WaterLOG® Storm Central

WaterLOG® Storm Central is a cloud hosted solution that allows you to view and download data from any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection. Data from the data logger is pushed to Storm Central on regularly scheduled intervals. Analyzing near real-time data is made simple in graphical, as well as tabular format. This platform provides an easy-to-use, simple approach for remote hydrological and meteorological data collection.

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Aanderaa SeaGuard® CTD

SeaGuard CTD Recorders may be used as a multi-parameter instrument in the sea and in freshwater and feature a modular plug-and-play architecture.

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Aanderaa RCM Blue

The RCM Blue is a self-recording Current Meter which measures water temperature in salt or fresh water, and a battery container with battery capacity up to 70Ah. The Doppler Current Sensor is an upgraded version of the proven SeaGuard ZPulse sensor. The instrument configuration and data retrieval is done via Bluetooth which eliminates the need to open the pressure case for repeated deployments.

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Aanderaa SeaGuard II DCP

The brand new acoustic profiler joining the SeaGuard family. It features innovative development of the acoustic profiling capacity and an exceptional ability to collect high quality current information on moving and tilting moorings. Available as a self-recording instrument, it also integrates unique real time features to meet your application needs.

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Aanderaa SeaGuard RCM

The single-point SEAGUARD® RCM series is a completely new generation of current meters based on the SEAGUARD® datalogger platform and the ZPulse® multi-frequency Doppler Current Sensor (DCS). SEAGUARD® Products are based on modern technology and are the basic modules of our underwater observatory. They may be used as a multi-parameter instrument in the sea and in freshwater and feature a modular plug-and-play architecture.

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Aanderaa SeaGuard String System

The Aanderaa SEAGUARD® String System is a complete and flexible subsea observatory, for measurements of e.g. dissolved oxygen, conductivity, temperature, current, pressure and tide.

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Aanderaa Conductivity Sensor

Conductivity sensors from Aanderaa are compact, fully integrated sensors for measuring the electrical conductivity of seawater. Conductivity is a key parameter for in-situ measurements of several fundamental physical properties of seawater.

Aanderaa Oxygen Optode

Aanderaa Oxygen Optodes

The Oxygen optode is designed to measure absolute oxygen concentration and % saturation. The optode can be used from streams to deep sea, from fish farms to waste water and from polar ice areas to hydrothermal vents. The lifetime-based luminescence quenching principle offers the following benefits

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Aanderaa Wave & Tide Sensor

Aanderaa Wave and Tide Sensors are compact fully integrated sensor for measuring the wave and tide conditions designed to be mounted on the Aanderaa multiparameter SeaGuard Platform or via cable connected to SmartGuard datalogger.

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Aanderaa Pressure Sensor

Aanderaa pressure sensors are compact, intelligent pressure sensors designed for use on Aanderaa Data Instruments dataloggers as well as in other measuring systems.

SmartSub Observatory

Aanderaa SmartSub Observatory

Smart Sub Observatory is a flexible platform enabling tailor-made solutions, both with sensors from Aanderaa and other suppliers. They can be used off-the-shelf or customized to better cover application requirements.

Aanderaa GeoView web based display

Aanderaa GeoView Web Based Display

Aanderaa GeoView is part of the Aanderaa Real-Time Solution. This gives the user vast opportunities for interfacing meteorological, oceanographpic, or other environmental research equipment in a networked solution giving access to data real-time.

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Aanderaa SmartGuard Datalogger

SmartGuard is the next generation sensor and instrument HUB for Ocean, Lake, Reservoir, Estuary and River Hydrometric stations. It's a complete observatory node for advanced Hydrologic/Meteorological stations as well as for small stand alone stations.

EMM25 - Sonde Spar

YSI EMM25 - Sonde Spar

Looking for a cost effective way to deploy a water quality sonde? The YSI EMM25, Sonde Spar is designed to be a low cost option for short and long-term monitoring. It's simple to use design allows for rapid deployment for event monitoring and emergency response. The lightweight design allows for the system to be deployed by a single person; it can be deployed from a small boat or from shore. The integral deployment tube will accept any YSI EXO or 6-Series sonde or 3rd party device.

Available options for the EMM25 Sonde Spar include an amber, self-contained flashing beacon for deployments in navigable waters. Bluetooth connectivity for remote data access from a compatible Bluetooth enabled device.

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YSI EMM68 - Harbour Buoy

The Harbour buoy provides a quickly deployable water quality monitoring platform with remote telemetry. The system can be lifted by two people. And it is completely serviceable from a small boat.

Remote data delivery keeps you informed of changing conditions as they occur, such as storms, discharges, CSOs, TMDLs, dredging, and construction. Collect data in waters as shallow as 1.8 meters.

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YSI EM1250 Buoy

Flexible buoy platform to support a wide array of water quality instrumentation and other systems. Ideal for lakes, rivers, reservoirs, and near coastal applications. The YSI 1250 Buoy is easy to handle and can be deployed from most small vessels.

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YSI EMM700 - Bay Buoy

With more free-board and greater load capacity, this buoy supports a wide array of water quality instrumentation and other systems. Heavy-duty, lightweight foam hull withstands collisions and harsh conditions in lakes, ponds, rivers, reservoirs, and near coastal applications. The YSI Bay Buoy is easy to handle and can be deployed from most small vessels.

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YSI EMM2.0 - Coastal Buoy

The YSI EMM2.0 is one of the most versatile and reliable buoy solutions on the market. These buoys have been deployed with wet-chemistry nutrient and metal analyzers, current meters, water quality monitors, GPS, atmospheric sensors, wave sensors, hydrocarbon sensors, and more. The stable platform can be easily customized to maximize instrumentation on a single monitoring platform. Adding satellite, radio, or cellular telemetry provides data to a custom visual display, making it easy for researchers and operators alike to receive critical data on a daily basis.