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Spectrophotometer

A Spectrophotometer measures optical attenuation and absorption by characterizing the way seawater absorbs and scatters light. These combined measurements indicate sample turbidity.

Data Products

This instrument measures the following data products. Select a data product's name to learn more.

Instrument Models

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.

Series Make Model
OPTAAC WET Labs AC-S Deep
OPTAAD WET Labs AC-S
OPTAAJ WET Labs AC-S

Primary Science Discipline
Biological

Research Themes

None

Access Data
OPTAA on the Data Portal