Porto do Funchal

Institution:   APRAM
Localization:   Madeira
Coordinate:   32.645874 / -16.907311
Type: Oceanographic Station
Communication system:  GPRS
Communication rate:  1 hr.
Status: Active
Datasheet device 706

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Installed meteocenographic sensors

    Turbidity Sensor

    • Manufacturer: Turner Designs
    • Model: Cyclops 7 "T"

    HC Crude Oil Sensor

    • Manufacturer: Turner Designs
    • Model: Cyclops 7 "O"
    • Info: Optical sensor that provides the concentration (in ppb) of crude oil in sea water. According to NOAA, crude oil is a naturally occurring, unrefined, flammable mineral liquid consisting of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons and other organic compounds which accumulates in reservoirs beneath the Earth's surface and is used as a source of energy (i.e. petroleum in its natural state prior to refining processes).

    Oxygen Sensor

    • Manufacturer: AADI
    • Model: Optode 4835
    • Info: O2 concentration optical measurement principle sensor.


    • Manufacturer: Sea-Bird Electronics
    • Model: SBE37-SI
Device Deployment date Recovery date
Oceanographic Station (702) Oct. 6, 2015 2016-01-22
Oceanographic Station (706) May 7, 2018 -