The Osmosis-Based Water Sampler draws hydrothermal fluids into small capillary-like tubing and allows long-term sampling of diffuse and black smoker hydrothermal fluids, as well as fluids from methane seeps. Once recovered, laboratory tests examine major/trace element chemistry of the samples.
This instrument measures the following data products. Select a data product's name to learn more.
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
OSMOI on the Data Portal