Distributed Temperature Sensor

Distributed Temperature Sensor

Using This Equipment

If you are interested in using this equipment, please contact Sanjay Srinivasan.

Equipment full name: Sensornet Oryx DTS


The Oryx DTS is an autonomous (0-5 km) – 4 channel, compact system designed for harsh and remote environments. DTS measures temperatures by means of optical fibers. The device provides a continuous profile of the temperature distribution along the fiber cable.


  • Designed for outdoor installation
  • Wide operating temperature range of -40 to +65 Degrees
  • Ultra low power requirements (12-24V DC)
  • Remote operation
  • Server-based data collector and processor

Example Applications

  • Oil and Gas
  • Mines
  • Civil Engineering-health monitoring of dams and dikes for early detection of system leakages
  • Soil temperatures variability
  • Groundwater source detection
  • Stream temperature variability

Rental Cost includes:

  • Written standard operating procedures\
  • Training on use, calibration, and maintenance as appropriate (as needed-depends on length of rental period)