Nitrate sensors optically measure the amount of nitrate (NO3-) dissolved in seawater by examining its absorption of ultraviolet (UV) light. The optical sensor provides fast response measurements, allowing for the sensor to be deployed on profilers, gliders, and AUVs.
This instrument measures the following data products. Select a data product's name to learn more.
- Nitrate Concentration (NITROPT)
Instrument Models & Deployed Locations
The OOI includes the following instrument makes and models for this instrument type. Follow the links below to find out where in the OOI this instrument has been deployed. You'll also find quick links for each instrument to Data portal, where you can plot and access data.
Primary Science Discipline
NUTNR on the Data Portal