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LISICOS -- The Long Island Sound Integrated Coastal Observing System
Western Sound Station – NOAA ID: 44040

Station Status: 

Last update:
20 Sep 2017 - 9:15 AM EST

40 57.35 N   73 34.8 W    

Site Description:
Approximately 3 miles offshore of Greenwich, near CT DEP's Station C2, in 18.3 meters (60 feet).

Water Quality Sensors:
YSI 6600 Sondes with water temperature, conductivity (salinity), dissolved oxygen.

Surface sensor at approximately 1 meter (3 ft) deep; bottom sensor at 21 meters (~70 ft) deep.

Meteorological Sensors:
Wind speed and direction, barometric pressure, relative humidity, air temperature from R.M. Young Co.

Anemometer height is 3.5 meters above the water surface.

Solar Sensors:
Kipp & Zonen CM21 pyranometer, Kipp & Zonen CG4 pyrgeometer, LICOR 190SZ quantum sensor

Wave Sensor:
Tri-axis directional wave module from Axys Technologies, Inc.

Current Meter:
RDI 300 kHz acoustic Doppler current meter.

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