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

SG626 Deployment History: SCOPE-ALOHA SeaGliders (D. Karl)

Mission 4: Config.
7/29/23 Recovered @ ~19:15 HST, N-W of Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana (KM2310 transit Seward - HNL) due to errors:


- floated on surface for ~ 30hrs prior to pick-up
- drifted 15 nmi with an avg 315° heading
- no obvious signs of damage, other than a couple of shark nibbles
- deployed: 66 days
5/25/23 Deployed at Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during HOT-342.
12/12/22 Arrival back from Refurbishment at Huntington-Ingalls
SG626, mission 4, cruise track
Mission 3: Data Config. Animation
2021 SCOPE-PARAGON cruise
10/28/21 Recovered at Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during HOT-333
- end of mission
- deployed: 96 days
7/24/21 Deployed by R/V Kilo Moana during the SCOPE-PARAGON cruise.
SG626, mission 3, cruise track
Mission 2: Data Config.
2018 SCOPE-Falkor cruise
1/13/20 Returned from Kongsberg/Hydroid
- new: boards, modem, cables, press sensor transponder, connectors, and other repairs/mods due to corrosive nature of the oil leakage.
- calibration of CT SAIL
- new: Wetlabs BB2FLIRB s/n 5372
6/28/18 Recovered by R/V Ka'Imikai-O-Kanaloa during HOT-303 (note: sg148 also recovered)
- shark bites noted
- recovered sitting very low in the water, glider went under the KOK, and the CT SAIL was damaged during the recovery. (also note: Kongsberg found internal oil leakage - needs new boards)
- deployed: 137 days
- post mission: borrowed Wetlabs BB2FL s/n 1404 to use on WaveGlider Jul 2018, sensor was then lost
3/14/18 Deployed by R/V Falkor during the SCOPE-Falkor cruise at the north-eastern edge of a cyclonic eddy formation north of Maui, with the mission of surveying the frontal region between the cyclonic eddy and an adjacent anticyclonic eddy doing a zig-zag track following satellite sea level altimetry contours.
2/12/18 Back from refurbishment at Kongsberg
SG626, mission 2, cruise track
Mission 1: Config.
4/27/17 Recovered at Stn. ALOHA by R/V Ka'Imikai-O-Kanaloa during HOT-292
- questionable battery life
- deployed: 93 days
1/25/17 Deployed at Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during HOT-289
Jul 16 Arrived from Kongsberg
SG626, mission 1, cruise track