SonTek HydroSurveyor Acoustic Doppler Profiler

The HydroSurveyor is a system designed to collect bathymetric, water column velocity profile, and acoustic bottom tracking data as part of a hydrographic survey.

Features

  • Sound speed integration and interpolation (with CastAway-CTD)
  • Speed over ground (Acoustic Bottom Tracking)
  • Interface for customer-supplied GPS and/or heading sensor
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The HydroSurveyor is a system designed to collect bathymetric, water column velocity profile, and acoustic bottom tracking data as part of a hydrographic survey. The two key components of the system are the HydroSurveyor Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP) platform, and the powerful, yet user-friendly, data collection software. With the HydroSurveyor platform, SonTek is able to offer an exclusive 5-beam depth sounding device, with built-in navigation, full water column velocity (currents) profiling, full compensation for speed of sound (with the CastAway-CTD), and integrated positioning solution.

Beam Range 0.2m to 80m vertical; 0.2m to 40m slanted
Beam Angles 8° vertical; 3° slanted
Depth — Accuracy 0.02m (sound speed corrected)
Depth — Resolution 0.001m
Swath Width 50°
Profiling Range — Distance 0.06m to 40m
Profiling Range — Velocity ± 10 m/s
Velocity — Accuracy Up to ± 0.25%, ± 0.2 cm/s
Velocity — Resolution 0.001 m/s
Number of Cells Up to 128
Cell Size 0.02m to 4m
Acoustic Bottom Tracking — Range ± 10 m/s
Acoustic Bottom Tracking — Altitude 0.2 – 40m
SonTek RTK GPS — Horizontal Precision (Repeatability) <0.03m
SonTek DGPS — SBAS GPS Horizontal Accuracy <1.0m
Transducer Configuration 8-beam Janus (4 x 1MHz; 4 x 3MHz) and 1 Vertical Beam (0.5 MHz)
Temperature Sensor — Resolution ± 0.01°C
Temperature Sensor — Accuracy ± 0.1°C
Compass — Type Solid State type, with Built-in Inclinometer
Compass — Range Full 360°
Compass — Heading Accuracy ± 2°
Compass — Tilt Accuracy ± 1°
Power 12-18 VDC
Operating Temperature -5°C to 45°C
Storage Temperature -20°C to 70°C
  • HydroSurveyor acoustic Doppler current profiler
  • HYPACK Max software and 1 year maintenance plan
  • Power supply
  • Shipping case
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