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Stennis Space Center Salinity Drifter Project. A Collaborative Project with Hancock High School, Kiln, MS
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Author and Affiliation:
Kalcic, Maria(Computer Sciences Corp., MS, United States);
Turowski, Mark(Jacobs Technology, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States);
Hall, Callie(NASA Stennis Space Center, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States)
Abstract: Presentation topics include: importance of salinity of coastal waters, habitat switching algorithm, habitat switching module, salinity estimates from Landsat for Sabine Calcasieu Basin, percent of time inundated in 2006, salinity data, prototyping the system, system as packaged for field tests, salinity probe and casing, opening for water flow, cellular antenna used to transmit data, preparing to launch, system is launched in the Pearl River at Stennis Space Center, data are transmitted to Twitter by cell phone modem every 15 minutes, Google spreadsheet I used to import the data from the Twitter feed and to compute salinity (from conductivity) and display charts of salinity and temperature, results are uploaded to NASA's Applied Science and Technology Project Office Webpage.
Publication Date: Dec 22, 2010
Document ID:
20110008620
(Acquired Apr 13, 2011)
Subject Category: ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION
Report/Patent Number: SSTI-2220-0216
Document Type: Oral/Visual Presentation
Contract/Grant/Task Num: NNS10AA35C; NNS04AB67T
Financial Sponsor: NASA Stennis Space Center; Stennis Space Center, MS, United States
Organization Source: NASA Stennis Space Center; Stennis Space Center, MS, United States
Description: 18p; In English; Original contains color illustrations
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright; Distribution as joint owner in the copyright
NASA Terms: COASTAL WATER; DATA SYSTEMS; HABITATS; LANDSAT SATELLITES; PROTOTYPES; RIVERS; SALINITY; ALGORITHMS; FIELD TESTS; RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT; WEBSITES; TEMPERATURE
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