Turbidity and chlorophyll sensor, data from EMSO-Molène Observatory, 2016-12-22 to 2017-05-04

Date 2017-06
Temporal extent 2016-12-20 -2017-05-04
Author(s) Lanteri Nadine1, Barbot Stephane1
Affiliation(s) 1 : IFREMER, France
DOI 10.17882/49960
Publisher SEANOE
Keyword(s) Iroise, Marine protected area, EMSO, Time-series, Environmental monitoring node, Molène, fixed point observatory

This dataset contains the data acquired using the turbidity on EMSO-Molène observatory. The sensor was protected against the fouling by a micro-chlorination device.

Licence CC-BY
Utilisation EMSO data are published without any warranty, express or implied. The user assumes all risk arising from his/her use of EMSO data. EMSO data are intended to be research-quality and include estimates of data quality and accuracy, but it is possible that these estimates or the data themselves contain errors. It is the sole responsibility of the user to assess if the data are appropriate for his/her use, and to interpret the data, data quality, and data accuracy accordingly. EMSO welcomes users to ask questions and report problems to the contact addresses listed in the data files or on the EMSO web page.
Sensor metadata


  • Wave length 1 (nm)
  • Ntu_signal_1 (NTU)
  • Wave_length_2 (nm)
  • Ntu_signal_2 (NTU)
  • NTUThermistor
  • Temperature in sea water (°C)


  • Regional node: Emso-Molène
  • Site: Submarine platform
  • Coordinates: 48°24,060' N   and  04°56,000' W
  • Depth: 18 m
  • Port number : 4


  • Dive : 2016-12-22


  • Dive : 2017-05-04

Operating parameters

  • Measurement duration : 30 secondes
  • Sampling period : every 10 minutes
  • Anti-fouling device : Micro chlorination

Sensor metadata

  • Type : Turbidity and Chlorophyll sensor
  • Provider : WET Labs Inc.
  • Model : FLNTURTD
  • Serial number : 3886

Test and calibration

  • WetLabs, Characterization (March 2015)
  • EMSO, Calibration (May 2017)

Data management

  • Real time data transmission : Full
  • Data storage in the shore station serveur : Full
  • Data storage in the instrument : No
File Size Format Processing Access
50540.csv 1 MB CSV Raw data Open access
Characterization sheet 15 KB PDF Open access
Sensor metadata 118 KB PDF Open access
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How to cite 

Lanteri Nadine, Barbot Stephane (2017). Turbidity and chlorophyll sensor, data from EMSO-Molène Observatory, 2016-12-22 to 2017-05-04. SEANOE. https://doi.org/10.17882/49960