Marine Monitoring News

  • New Member for Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

    Liquid Robotics®, the leader in long duration, unmanned surface ocean robots has become the newest Associate Member of the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre. Kevin Forshaw, Associate Director, Innovation and Enterprise at the NOC said, “As the Liquid Robotics® Wave ...

  • SAPA Profiles UK new temperature measurement equipment for aluminium production efficiency

    SAPA Profiles UK has implemented AMETEK Land’s new SPOT AL EQS (SPOT Aluminium Extrusion, Quench and Strip) pyrometers at its aluminium extrusion plant in Tibshelf, Derbyshire and is reaping major efficiencies and performance benefits by accurately measuring temperature of low and variable emissivity aluminium. This innovative new SPOT AL EQS ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Challenger Society Marine Science Conference 2016

    Valeport will be attending the Challenger Society Marine Science Conference 2016, being held at University of Liverpool, UK. The conference theme for 2016 is "Oceans and Climate " and Valeport is pleased to be one of the key sponsors for this year's event. The conference is being held over 4 days from 5th-8th September 2016 (with an ice breaker reception being held on the evening of the 5th) and ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Marine protistan ecology and evolution

    This position has a duration of one year, with a possible extension depending on job performance and funding. Microbes play fundamental roles in all ocean ecology. Our primary focus is on eukaryotic phytoplankton, and variations in the communities of bacteria, archaea and heterotrophic eukaryotes, as well as viruses, that accompany different phytoplankton taxa. To investigate these complex ...

  • Now Available: BOEM Studies Development Plan for the Fiscal Year 2017-2019 Planning Period

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM's) Environmental Studies Program (ESP) is pleased to announce the release of its annual Studies Development Plan (SDP), updated to cover the Fiscal Years (FYs) 2017-2019 planning period. SDP profiles are potential new study efforts the bureau is considering, not a definitive list of studies that will be ...


    By Electro – Metal BOEM

  • Missing Airliner Found Using Valeport Equipment

    The Underwater Detection of Crashed Airplane (Air Asia QZ8501) has been accomplished using a variety of Marine Survey Equipment including Valeport's MiniSVP Sound Velocity Profiler & CTD Monitor as part of the Indonesian National Agency for Search and Rescue recovery effort. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • KELLER goes IFAT 2016

    KELLER made an appearance at IFAT 2016 in Munich. One of the focal points of the prestigious trade fair for environmental technology is water and sewage management, making it an ideal platform for showcasing KELLER’s level sensors and data loggers and for presenting its latest achievements. Martijn Smit from KELLER in the Netherlands was interviewed by WWI (Water & Wastewater ...

  • Australian company joins Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

    Australian headquartered company Blue Ocean Monitoring, experienced global provider of ocean monitoring services, is expanding its offices and taking space in the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton. Adam Schink, Marine Robotics Innovation Centre Manager at the NOC, said : “It is with great enthusiasm that we ...

  • The risks of CO2 leakage through submarine ‘chimneys’

    NOC scientists are playing a key role investigating the risks of leaks from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage reservoirs situated under the seabed. Researchers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will work with academics at the University of Southampton, who are leading the project, and the University of Edinburgh to better understand the risks involved in the storage of CO2 in depleted oil ...

  • Van Oord Selects Valeport SWiFT SVPs

    Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects has selected Valeport’s SWiFT SVP for its various survey activities. The ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • New Environmental Regulations Open the Door for UVC-LED Based Sensors and Systems

    The Paris Climate Pact highlighted the need for countries across the world to urgently address planet-warming carbon emissions. In recent weeks, governments in Asia and Europe have been battling another key environmental concern- smog caused by automobile and factory emissions. To limit various types of air and also water pollution, governments and regulatory bodies have implemented several new ...


    By Crystal IS, Inc.

  • FEMME 2015 Singapore

    The Forum for Exchange of Mutual Multibeam Experiences (FEMME 2015) takes place this week in Singapore from 17-19 November 2015. There is a packed schedule of technical product and application related forums and discussion groups, with the majority of presentation slots targeted at Multibeam Product users so that they may share technical experience and insight with other attendees. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Fluorometer Optical Sensor Launch Expands Valeport`s Product Range

    Valeport expands it's product range into optical sensors and debuts with the new Hyperion Fluorometer. Valeport’s new Hyperion Fluorometer delivers a high performance measurement of Chlorophyll A, Rhodamine and ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • TRDI Launches New “RioPro” Upgrade for Rio Grande ADCPs, Offers Discount to Existing Customers

    Teledyne RD Instruments, a global leader in acoustic Doppler current profiling and navigation innovations, has announced the launch of the new upgrade for the widely popular Rio Grande 1200 kHz acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP). Called “RioPro,” the upgrade offers current Rio Grande 1200 kHz owners an upgrade path to incorporate enhancements recently ...


    By Teledyne RD Instruments

  • New monitoring network for Scottish ports

    Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions before deciding whether safe berthing alongside the pier or quayside would be possible. This wastes time and fuel, and can causes immense frustration among passengers, who may see ferries come close to a port, but thereafter depart ...

  • Coastal and Marine Operators Group Receives Second-Place Gulf Guardian Award in Business and Industry Category

    The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced Coastal and Marine Operations (CAMO) Group will receive a Second Place 2015 Gulf Guardian Award in the Business and Industry Category. The awards ceremony will be held on July 30, 2015, at the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, Texas. “The Gulf of Mexico is a precious natural resource not only to the communities that thrive on its shores ...

  • World War 2 Mystery Solved Using Valeport Equipment

    A 74 year old World War 2 mystery has been solved by using an array of subsea survey technology including Valeport equipment. As recently reported in WorldOil &  ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Teledyne RD Instruments Co-Sponsors Community STEM Event for Over a Decade

    Teledyne RD Instruments, a global leader in acoustic Doppler current profiling and navigation innovations, is a co-sponsor in the 18th annual international RoboSub AUV competition, a STEM event held in San Diego and open to the community free of charge. Co-sponsoring as part of the Teledyne Marine group of companies, Teledyne RD Instruments has been sponsoring this event for more than a decade. ...


    By Teledyne RD Instruments

  • Great images and content made life difficult in judging the Valeport in Action competition

    The location information, work being conducted and stories behind the images and video were all very interesting.  It was great to see such variety and unusual applications in some cases! Confirmed winners selected are:  Picture category (iPad mini):  Daniel Costa, University of California, USA.  Photo of a Weddell ...


    By Valeport Ltd

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