SRI International provides all field communications services to CPS-supported researchers.
Camp manager Ken Jessen checks in via satellite phone. Photo: Mark Luttrell / c 2013 Smithsonian Institution
Support Services May Include:
- Provision of VHF and radios for field camps and remote field parties
- Development of data collection and transmission systems for autonomous instruments
- Provision of satellite telephones and mobile ISDN units for remote field parties
- Installation of VSAT systems for large field camps
Email SRI for more information.
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A web camera keeps an eye on conditions at the transition from earth to ice near Thule Air Base, Greenland. Photo: Clay Ross
Kathy Young communicating with an ANG LC-130 inbound to Summit Station..
Maintaining equipment at a data transfer node near the Anaktuvak River burn side in Alaska. Photo: Clay Ross
A radome atop the Big House protects communications equipment. Photo: Ed Stockard
A building at the transition to ice stores communications and other equipment for the GrIT team. Photo: Clay Ross
Dr. Aron Crowell uses a satellite phone from remote Alaska. Photo: Mark Luttrell / c 2013, Smithsonian Institution
Communications technology allows scientists to gather data in real-time from ocean buoys. Photo: Clay Ross