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Martin Sass, M.Sc.

Martin Sass
Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research
Seestrasse 15
D-18119 Rostock
+49 381 5197 166
+49 381 5197 114


  • Engineer in the department of Physical Oceanograhy and Instrumentation
  • Operation and maintenance of measurement systems on research vessels (CTD, Scanfish, MSS...)
  • Conception and development of new measurement systems (electronics and software)


  • IOW Standard CTD & rosette sampling systems (Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation)
  • IOW-highspeed-DSL-Video- and Data Transmission System (DSL-TMS) (Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation - Instrumentation Group)
  • ScanFish (Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation - Instrumentation Group)
    Image ScanFish

    The ScanFish is an ROTV (remotely operated towed vehicle). It is towed by the research vessel and is operated in an undulating mode . All our ScanFishes are equipped with an integrated SeaBird SBE911plus CTD.

    Department/Working group:
    Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation - Instrumentation Group
    Responsible scientists and technicians:
    Locations of use:
    • Vessel mounted
    Measurement parameters:
    • ChlA
    • Conductivity
    • Depth
    • Oxygen
    • Pressure
    • Temperature
    • Turbidity
    • bottom distance (altimeter)
    Further references:


    Three ScanFishes are available at IOW:

    • GMI ScanFish MKII
    • EIVA ScanFish III
    • EIVA ScanFish III 3D

    The ScanFish is used together with dedicated winches ( with up to 1500m cable) on research vessels.

    Further documents:
    Last Update:
  • Software Development (Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation)

Department of Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation