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Ship's Motion

 A list of the instruments that deal with the ship's motion and that are available on the James Clarke Ross. A brief specification is available as a downloadable pdf file. For further information please contact a member of the AME Team.

Instrument Description Specification
Doppler Log Measures the speed of the vessel through the water.

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EM Log Measures the speed of the vessel through the water.

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Gyrocompass A gyrocompass is used to accurately measure the ship's heading.

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Heave, Roll and Pitch Sensor (HRP) Mainly used to provide backup roll & pitch data to the vessel's dynamic positioning system.

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