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 records the following data products. To learn more about a data product, select its name.
- Nitrate Concentration (NITROPT)
The OOI includes the following instrument models for this instrument type.
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