Low-Cost Benthic Weather Station (LoBSTAS)

WIP: Build recipe/guide coming soon!
Python codes used:
https://github.com/etanx/lobstas

 

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