July 08. 2021: We now have two hydrophones and a weather station deployed on our pier at the School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST), just in time for Tropical Storm Elsa, to get some good pilot data this weekend. Alan and CJ did a great job getting everything together for the deployment before Alan heads to San Diego to work in Dr Luca Centurioni’s lab. Forrest and Jen, the SMAST divers were super helpful working with us.
The hydrophones are approximately 1m and 2m below the low tide mark, and the tide is roughly 1 m here, so we’ll get a range of depths over time.