Low-Cost Benthic Weather Station (LoBSTAS)

Technical Report (SURFO 2018)
doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.24592.05126/1

Codes and Running Instructions:
https://github.com/etanx/lobstas

Project Logs and Build Guide:
https://hackaday.io/project/160192-lobstas-underwater-camera-sensor

 

Wheaton College Homecoming Poster Session

Poster summary of project

 

Contents:
1 Underwater Housing

2 Core + Software

2.1 Pi and Camera

2.2 Sensors (optional

2.3 Lighting (optional)

3 Mounts and Deployments

 

BROS Weather Station

1. Underwater Housing
Materials:

  • Schedule 40 Standard PVC Pipe 5ft
  • female connector
  • Square head expansion plug
  • Acrylic or clear PVC sheet
  • PVC cement and primer

 

2. Core + Software

 

2.1 Pi and Camera

Materials:

  • Raspberry Pi 3 or Pi Zero W
  • Pi Camera Module

 

2.2 Sensors (optional)

Materials:

  • Atlas Scientific Dissolved Oxygen Sensor
  • Mini solderless breadboard (2×4 size recommended)

 

2.3 Lighting (optional)

Materials:

  • Neopixel x16 RGB LED Ring
  • Female-Male Jumper Wires

 

3. Mounts and Deployments