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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 records the following data products. To learn more about a data product, select its name.

Instrument Models

The OOI includes the following instrument models for this instrument type.

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