Current Meters News

  • 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 ...

  • Oceaneering expands its geographic operations for AUVs into West Africa

    Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that it is expanding its presence for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) survey services to the West African region. Oceaneering currently serves the U.S Gulf of Mexico with a fleet of state-of-the-art commercial AUVs, designed for high resolution and efficient survey operations in water depths reaching 4,500 meters. The Company is mobilizing one of its ...

  • PULSE 21 is here - New software and applications, with focus on performance

    The latest release of PULSE includes new software and applications for a range of industries, and enhancements in PULSE Reflex and LabShop. In this release, we have focused on performance, because speed and stability is key when measuring and analyzing data. Structural dynamics PULSE Reflex Stepped Sine Measurements ...

  • NOC hosts an international meeting to get the most from marine optical technologies

    This group aims to take advantage of the fast development of optical technologies to help progress understanding of the ocean carbon cycle, which determines CO2 levels in the ocean and atmosphere, using large data sets describing particles in the ocean. TOMCAT (Translation of Optical Measurements into particle Content, Aggregation & Transfer) is a Scientific Committee of Ocean Research (SCOR) ...

  • New technology for remotely mapping beaches

    Science and industry will now be able to map beaches and sandbanks without getting any feet wet. This follows three years of collaborative research resulting in a new commercial licence between National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and Marlan Maritime Technologies to sell new coastal mapping technology. The depth and pattern of sediment on the floor of the intertidal zones changes daily, yet ...

  • NOC calls for commercial partner to exploit sensor technologies

    The National Oceanography Centre is seeking commercial partners to exploit its state-of-the art platform technology incorporating lab-on-chip microfluidic techniques. The technology is expected to be of interest to companies currently involved in the manufacture and sale of water quality sensors for freshwater, estuarine and ocean applications. End users are anticipated to be the ...

  • Environnement S.A Group to acquire TDL Sensors Ltd

    Environnement S.A Group, leading European supplier of environmental monitoring equipment, and the company TDL Sensors Ltd, high technology innovative company supplying laser based monitors for industrial applications, are proud to announce the acquisition of TDL Sensors Ltd by Environnement S.A Group. It allows the ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • NOC contributes to a new free online course

    Satellite oceanographers at NOC have contributed to a new massive open online course, or mooc. The course launch is timed to coincide with wider release of data from Sentinel-3, the dedicated ocean satellite launched earlier this year Dr Val Byfield from the NOC said “Satellite oceanographers at NOC have contributed to the development of some of the data products available from this ...

  • Microplastics discovered in the deep, open ocean

    A unique study by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will provide valuable new insights into the concentrations of microplastics in the open ocean from surface to the sea bed. Professor Richard Lampitt and Dr Katsia Pabortsava, who lead microplastic research at NOC, said “There is considerable uncertainty about the concentration and characteristics of the many ...

  • Breaking Down the $10B Market for Smart Meters and Analytics Through 2021

    The global market for smart meters (also known as advanced metering infrastructure) isn’t just growing, it’s getting more complicated -- and while utilities don’t always keep up-to-date with the investments to manage this technology complexity, they can’t put them off forever. That means big spending ahead on for the data management and analytics software needed ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Monitoring for Hydraulic Fracturing, sub topics Setting the Baseline and Ongoing Monitoring

    British Water in collaboration with Cranfield University are pleased to announce the workshop series: Monitoring for Hydraulic Fracturing, sub topics Setting the Baseline and Ongoing Monitoring If you want to discuss recent developments within the environmental and process control monitoring applicable to Hydraulic Fracturing arena, help identify current challenges, and debate ...

  • WaterSignal Promotes Caleb LaPointe to Marketing Director

    WaterSignal, LLC, a real time water monitoring company, today announced the promotion of Caleb LaPointe to Marketing Director. His primary responsibility will be to head up marketing for WaterSignal products in the commercial and multifamily industries. “Caleb has been a key part of our success, and we are thrilled to see him return to fill this important position,” said John ...


    By WaterSignal

  • Climate Change & Small Islands, Part 2: The U.S. Virgin Islands

    “Drought ranks as the single most common cause of severe food shortages in developing countries, so this is a key issue for Caribbean food security.” – Deep Ford, United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization Regional Coordinator in the Caribbean   A new report from the ...

  • 25 years ago - Europe`s first Earth observation satellite was launched

    As the launcher carrying the ERS-1 Earth observation satellite of the European Space Agency thunders into the night sky in the early hours (03:46 CEST) over the spaceport near Kourou (French Guiana), none of those present could know then that they were watching the launch of what would become the prototype of all modern European Earth observation satellites. The ERS-1 ...

  • Mobile altitude simulation system

    At this year’s Automotive Testing Expo Europe in Stuttgart, HORIBA presented MEDAS (short for: Mobile Efficient Dynamic Altitude Simulator), a completely innovative altitude simulator for optimizing performance and emission optimization in engine development intended for portable use. In this way, the Japanese company expands its range in the field of real driving emissions (RDE). MEDAS can ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Edinburgh Sensors add new ranges to CO2 IRgaskiT

    At Edinburgh Sensors, we are committed to providing solutions to satisft our customers' current needs. At the customer request, we have added new CO2 gas measurement ranges to our IRgaskiT. The IRgaskiT can now measure ranges of 0-50% and 0-100%. The IRgaskiT range of dual-beam infrared sensors offers high performance and flexibility with its modular design, comprising sensor module, sensor ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • OpenTAS QCM nominated for Flow Control Innovation Award

    The OpenTAS QCM Excel add-in for the conversion of oil and gas product quantities developed by the Implico Group has been nominated for the Flow Control Innovation Award. The readers of the trade magazine Flow Control have until 31 July 2016 to cast their vote for their favorite. For almost two decades, Flow Control has honored the ongoing commitment of companies handling liquids by presenting ...


    By Implico Group

  • Whistling wormholes discovered in the Caribbean

    National Oceanography Centre scientists have discovered the Caribbean Sea works like a whistle. This finding will enable scientists to predict some sea level changes many months in advance, and may be an important factor in regulating how the Gulf Stream varies. This ...

  • NASA campaign KORUS-AQ: monitoring the smog above Korea

    An international team coordinated by NASA has recently investigated air pollution over the Korean peninsula. Two of IONICON’s PTR-TOFMS instruments were used to monitor volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in real-time aboard NASA’s DC-8 Flying Laboratory. The data gathered by scientists from the University of ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

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