Alamo Program Data

Sampling Scenarios

Sampling strategies: Trade off between rapid sampling vs. longevity
Parameters: Frequency and Depth
Constraints: Descent Speed: 5 – 15 cm/s
 Ascent Speed: 10 – 30 cm/s
 More energy to go deep
 More energy to ascend fast
 5 – 15 minutes on surface for GPS & Iridium
 500 meter profile requires about 4 hours




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