Current Meters News

  • The Arctic: a hotspot for marine litter

    From 31 May to 7 June, Wageningen Economic Research investigated the litter that had washed up on remote beaches in the Arctic. The most commonly found items were pieces of plastic, fishing nets and rope. Having information about the sources of this litter is crucial if we are to develop effective measures that tackle the problem at the source. On Jan Mayen, the most remote island in the ...

  • XL2 Sound Level Meter Calibration according to IEC standard

    In addition to developing and manufacturing audio, acoustic and vibration measurement systems, NTi Audio also offers a range of calibration and maintenance services for its devices. Besides the calibration of individual system components, a complete Sound Level Meter calibration according to IEC61672-3: 2013 is now available. The XL2 Analyzer and microphone are subjected to a series of acoustic ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Oceaneering Secures a Three-Year Extension of Operational Inspection Frame Agreement with Statoil

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced that one of its oilfield business segments, Asset Integrity, has been awarded a three-year operational inspection Frame Agreement extension with Statoil Petroleum AS (“Statoil”). The Frame Agreement provides for Oceaneering to develop and implement inspection and maintenance programs related to 14 ...

  • International collaborative expedition to shed light on microplastics and ocean carbon

    On Friday the 14th of April the RRS Discovery will leave Southampton for a research expedition to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain sustained ocean observatory (PAP-SO) in the Northeast Atlantic. This expedition aims to answer fundamental questions about the distribution, fate and effects of microplastic pollution, as well as measuring sinking particles containing carbon, through an international ...

  • Global climatic change prompts marine life to go on the move

    How global climate change will alter the ocean and ecosystems at the heart of global food security over the 21st century has been highlighted by a trio of ground-breaking research papers. The studies, published in the leading journals Nature Communications, Science and Global Change Biology, were co-authored by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). ...

  • AXYS Technologies presenting at Ocean Business 2017 in Southampton, UK

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) will be exhibiting at Ocean Business 2017 at the National Oceanography Center in Southampton, UK. Visitors to the AXYS booth will learn about the AXYS range of solutions including the market leading WindSentinel FLiDAR, the unique ...

  • Aquatec Group to launch advanced turbidity logger at Ocean Business

    Aquatec Group are pleased to announce the launch of the latest addition to their Sediment? Solved range at Ocean Business in April – the AQUAlogger 310TY advanced turbidity logger. The instrument has new sensing capabilities, user friendly features and subsea data access. The compact logger measures turbidity to 10,000FTU (typical), with optional integral temperature and pressure sensors. ...


    By Aquatec Group Ltd

  • Vidsys and Current, powered by GE, Collaborate to Enhance Smart Cities

    Vidsys, a leading software technology manufacturer of physical security information management (PSIM) and converged security and information management (CSIM) software, has announced its partnership with Current, powered by GE, which offers a smart city IoT sensor network that provides actionable intelligence for urban environments. Powered by Predix , GE's platform for the Industrial ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The cold deep currents in the Atlantic Ocean that help shape our climate

    For more than a decade scientists from the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton have been travelling to the subtropical Atlantic to collect data that provide important information about our changing climate. Just 15 miles from the sandy shores and coral reefs of the Bahamas the ocean floor plunges down to depths of over two-and-a-half miles. Along this steep slope dozens of sensitive ...

  • New USGS Streamgages Provide Flood Monitoring for Additional Philadelphia Neighborhoods

    Philadelphia communities along the Schuylkill River and Darby Creek now have new tools to help inform residents of impending flooding. The U.S. Geological Survey recently installed three new streamgages in Manayunk, ...

  • AT&T, Current, Georgia Power and the City of Atlanta Collaborate for Smart City Innovation

    AT&T has teamed with Current, powered by GE and Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, to test intelligent lighting solutions in Atlanta. The companies are using the AT&T Smart Cities framework as the foundation to add intelligent lighting solutions throughout the city. "Utilities are critical to the success of building smarter cities across ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Geotech expands current instrument hire business

    Customers can enjoy a quick and easy process while choosing from the latest instruments to suit their specific needs. Whether it is to replace an instrument that is being serviced or a project-based hire, Geotech delivers an excellent experience, including delivery and collection, all at a very competitive price. Manufactured to the highest quality, customers can choose from the latest products ...


    By Geotech

  • 8 air monitoring stations to be operational across Ahmedabad

    In the coming few weeks eight air monitoring stations will be made operational at different locations in Ahmedabad by the ministry of earth sciences (MoES). These stations will provide Amdavadis pollution forecast and real time concentration of air pollutants at ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Macrotek Awarded Contract for counter-current Spray Tower

    Air pollution control expert, Macrotek Inc., has recently received a contract to design and build a counter-current spray tower for an alternative energy company based out the United States. The spray tower will be utilized for the cooling and condensation of hydrocarbons from a gas stream.  Macrotek’s Spray Tower utilizes a vertical counter-current design for efficient heat ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • AXYS metocean buoy supports Polish offshore wind development

    AXYS Technologies Inc (AXYS) is pleased to announce that a WatchKeeper meteorological and oceanographic data buoy has been recently deployed approximately 60km offshore along the Northern coast of Poland in the Baltic Sea. This buoy, procured by polish developer Baltic Trade and Invest (BTI), will be used as part of their upcoming Environmental Impact and Assessment campaign in the Baltic Sea. ...

  • Taking the pulse of your measurement

    Heartbeat Technology in measurement devices organizes clear, standardized diagnostic messages of what needs to be done in order to maintain the plant economically based on necessities. With this it enables predictive maintenance, and delivers evidence for operational reliability and process safety. As the devices run their own diagnostics, proof tests are only necessary in maximum extended ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • STERIS discusses the importance of environmental monitoring of sterilant vapors in the SPD

    STERIS Corporation, a major manufacturer of low-temperature sterilizers, wrote a new CHL Self-Study Lesson Plan in the January/February issue of Communique on pg. 27 titled, “Safety in Central Service: Management Responsibility”. In this lesson plan they review three different learning objectives including: ...


    By ChemDAQ, Inc.

  • New mini robot sub unveiled at the NOC

    The first robotic microsub capable of being deployed from a robotic surface vehicle was unveiled at the Marine Autonomous and Technology Annual Showcase this November, at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This innovative new design, led by Planet Ocean & co-developed by NOC, ASV ltd & The University of Southampton, is around three times smaller than current autonomous underwater ...

  • Queensland looks to move from MiWater to MiSewer

    A local authority in Queensland is making a second attempt at commercialising its proprietary water meter data management system, and has invited expressions of interest to be submitted by 25 October. Mackay Regional Council last attempted to identify a commercialisation partner for its MiWater system in 2014, and is now looking to restart the process. Its options include seeking a joint venture ...

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