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CL40Y丨 USV conduct flow measurement in Huangyang river - Case Study

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Courtesy of OceanAlpha Group Ltd.

Time: August 2015

Site: Huangyang river, Baijiao hydrological station, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province

Equipment:  CL40Y Remote measuring unmanned ship, Sontek RiverSurveyor-M9 flow instrument.

Maid process: Huangyang river, 14 km long, is one of the main rivers flowing through Zhuhai. Baijiao hydrological station uses Sontek RiverSurveyor-M9 flow instrument and CL40Y Oceanalpha measuring USV to conduct flow measurement to the river.

Conclusion: The excellent design and reliable performance indicate that CL40Y is an ideal vessel to carry ADCP in flow measurement. Its small size makes it easy to carry by being stored in the back of the vehicle. Its autonomous navigation function suitable for spacious waters flow measurement. Its high speed (4 m/s) can adapt to all kinds of complex water flow.