SOEST Ocean Gliders (SOG)
in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa


SG139 Deployment History: MIA SeaGliders (SOEST - PacIOOS)

Mission 10: Data Config.
9/14/12 Last known position (via ARGOS):
30.341 N, 166.133 W
5/22/12 Stopped communicating
5/21/12 Deployed S. of Oahu (PacIOOS)
Apr 12 Refurbished at SOEST Ocean Gliders Facility
SG139, mission 10, cruise track
Mission 9: Data Config. Contours
5/26/11 Recovered S. of Oahu by R/V Klaus Wyrtki
- Problem with pitch mechanism
- deployed: 52 days
5/24/11 Went into Recovery mode after dive 436 due to the failure of the linear potentiometer on the pitch mechanism
4/5/11 Deployed S. of Oahu (PacIOOS)
Mar 11 Refurbished at SOEST Ocean Gliders Facility
SG139, mission 9, cruise track
Mission 8: Data Config. Contours
11/10/10 Recovered S. of Oahu by OTG Safe boat
- nearing end of battery life
- deployed: 107 days
7/27/10 Deployed S. of Oahu by Pier 45 Boston Whaler (PacIOOS)
July 10 Refurbished at SOEST Ocean Gliders Facility
SG139, mission 8, cruise track
Mission 7: Data Config. Contours
7/14/10 Recovered off Mamala Bay by Boston Whaler
- nearing end of battery life
- deployed: 94 days
6/13/10 Dive 514: Disabled WET Labs BB2F-VMG sensor (470nm blue, 700nm red & Chloro) to conserve power
4/12/10 Deployed S. of Oahu by Pier 45 Boston Whaler (PacIOOS)
- Test case for "wild life" ARGOS backup positioning device
Oct 09 Arrived back from UW
SG139, mission 7, cruise track
Mission 6: Data Config. Contours
5/28/09 Shipped to UW for evaluation & recalibration
5/22/09 Recovered by Fisherman
- Problem with pitch mechanism. SG couldn't pitch to an angle appropriate for communication.
5/6/09 Lost
- Searched by R/V Klaus Wyrtki. Used pinger to try and get slant range. No response from SG.
5/5/09 Stopped communicating
- deployed: 46 days
3/20/09 Deployed off Barber's Point by Force
(PacIOOS)
SG139, mission 6, cruise track
Mission 3: Data Config. Contours
3/5/09 Replaced GPS & coin cell battery
2/16/09 Recovered off Kahe Point by R/V Kilo Moana during HOT-209
- problem with GPS "engine"
- deployed: 13 days
2/3/09 Deployed off Barber's Point by Force
(PacIOOS)
1/3/09 Arrived back from UW
SG139, mission 3, cruise track
Mission 2: Data Config. Contours
10/21/08 Shipped to UW for recalibration & battery replacement
8/20/08 Recovered by R/V Klaus Wyrtki
- nearing end of battery life
- deployed: 42 days
7/9/08 Deployed S. of Oahu
(PacIOOS)
SG139, mission 2, cruise track
Mission 1: Data Config. Contours
5/5/08 Recovered by Fisherman
- deployed: 14 days
4/21/08 Deployed S. of Oahu
4/9/08 Checkout off Waikiki
12/6/07 Arrived from UW (NOTE: insurance replacement for sg115)
SG139, mission 1, cruise track