"Oscar Dyson" is a Unites States fishery research vessel. It is equipped with scientific echo sounders and catch instrumentation systems from Simrad.
The "Oscar Dyson" is owned and operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in USA. It was launched on October 17, 2003. The "Oscar Dyson" is the first of four new fisheries survey ships to be built by NOAA, and one of the most technologically advanced fisheries survey vessels in the world.
The "Oscar Dyson" supports NOAA's mission to protect, restore and manage the use of living marine, coastal, and ocean resources through ecosystem-based management. Its primay objectives includes monitoring of the Alaskan pollock and other fisheries in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska. The ship also observes weather, sea state, and other environmental conditons, it conducts habitat assessments, and also surveys marine mammal and marine bird populations.
Photo courtesy off NOAA (http://www.moc.noaa.gov). Used with permission.
In order to carry out its missions, the "Oscar Dyson" is equipped with the following Simrad systems:
In addition to the fishery research systems provided by Simrad, the Oscar Dyson is also fitted with the following Kongsberg Maritime systems:
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