GPS Location Beacon

These beacons use GPS transmitters to fix their locations and send the hourly fixes to Service ARGOS or Iridium satellites.

MetOcean GPS Beacon (MetOcean Data Systems Ltd.)

Iridium Beacon

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  • Peterson I., S. J. Prinsenberg, and G. A. Fowler. 1995. Newfoundland Shelf Sea Ice Program, 1993 and 1994
  • Prinsenberg, S. J., A. van der Baaren, G. A. Fowler, and I. K. Peterson. 1997. "Pack Ice Stress and Convergence Measurements by Satellite-Tracked Ice Beacons"
  • Prinsenberg, S. J., G. A. Fowler, and A. van der Baaren. 1998. "Pack Ice Convergence Measurements by GPS-ARGOS Ice Beacons"
  • van der Baaren, A. and S. J. Prinsenberg. 2000. Labrador Shelf and Gulf of St. Lawrence Sea Ice Program, 1995-1998
  • van der Baaren, A. and S. J. Prinsenberg. 2000. Satellite-tracked Ice Beacon Tests for Accuracy and Positioning, 1997-1998
  • van der Baaren, A. and S. J. Prinsenberg. 2001. Satellite-tracked Ice Beacon Program, 1999-2001
  • van der Baaren, A. and S. J. Prinsenberg. 2006. Wind Forcing of Ice Drift in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence: Satellite-tracked Ice Beacon Program 2004