The AQUAscat® 1000 family incorporates a range of high-frequency acoustic instrumentation. It has applications in sediment transport studies, including measurement of suspended sediment profiles, precision altimetry, dredge plumes and turbulence.
The AQUAscat 1000R research model is supplied with 4 cabled transducers, and a temperature and pressure sensor as standard. An additional transducer can be purchased. The standard instrument can be used to 1000m depth, with custom instruments available for greater depths. The AQUAscat 1000R can observe profiles of up to 10m.
The AQUAscat 1000S survey model is supplied with 4 fixed transducers, and a temperature and pressure sensor as standard. The standard instrument can be used to 1000m depth, with custom instruments available for greater depths. The AQUAscat 1000S is simple to deploy and operate, and can observe profiles of up to 10m.
The AQUAscat 1000LT lite model is supplied with 2 fixed transducers. The instrument can be used to 200m depth, making it ideal for shallow water deployment. The AQUAscat 1000LT can observe profiles of up to 2.5m.
The AQUAscat 1000L laboratory model is supplied with 3 cabled transducers, with the option to purchase an additional transducer. The instrument housing is designed for bench use - only the transducers can be submerged. The AQUAscat 1000L can observe profiles of up to 10m.
Aquatec offer a wide range of solutions for the measurement of suspended sediment in rivers, lakes, oceans and in laboratories. Our experts will help you find the best solution for your requirement, whether it be optical or acoustic, logging or real time, standard or bespoke.