current monitoring buoy News

  • 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. ...

  • Real-time Monitoring - through swell and high water

    Estuaries on the west coast of Wales represent some of the most challenging conditions for environmental monitoring. However, staff from monitoring solutions company YSI Hydrodata and Environment Agency specialists have combined to develop a solar powered water quality monitoring pontoon which is providing 24/7 data that previously would have been an impossible dream. Background ...

  • BAS begins monitoring waters under largest ice shelf in Antarctica

    It was 1914 when the famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton advertised for crew to attempt the first trans-continental crossing of Antarctica. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful,” he wrote. A hundred years later, some things haven’t changed—and many things have. In spite of its bitter cold and long ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • LG Sonic introduces new software for accurate water quality monitoring and effective algae control

    LG Sonic introduces a user-friendly software, the MPC-View, to follow the water quality in lakes and reservoirs visually. The software receives its data from advanced water quality sensors that are integrated into the MPC-Buoy, a floating solar-powered system for control of algal blooms through ultrasound. The ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Time to stop losing ocean data to vandalism

    More must be done to prevent damage of ocean data buoys that costs money, vital data — and lives, say Sidney Thurston and M. Ravichandran. The global community relies on a rapidly expanding ocean observing network to understand the climate and ecosystems, to help warn against ocean-borne hazards such as tsunamis and storm surges caused by cyclones, and to support sea rescue ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • LG Sonic introduces Depth, GPS and Solar Radiation sensors for better algae prediction

    LG Sonic introduces a water level sensor to measure the depth of water reservoirs, and a pyranometer to measure sun radiation. Furthermore, LG Sonic has decided to incorporate a GPS sensor in their algae control system, the MPC-Buoy, in order to determine the exact location of each system accurately. The sensors can be integrated into the ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Ultrasonic depth sensor to measure water levels

    The Dutch algae control company LG Sonic introduced an ultrasonic depth sensor to give the customers real-time insight in the water levels which allows them to adequately deal with water level fluctuations. Reservoirs used for industrial processes or the production of drinking water often deal with strong water level fluctuations. Due to events of high demand and evaporation, water levels in ...


    By LG Sonic

  • 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 ...

  • Work to begin at Weyerhaeuser superfund alternative site in Plymouth, NC

    The current owner, Domtar Corporation, will perform the work with oversight by EPA and the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR). EPA selected the remedy after consultation with other federal and state agencies and consideration of public comments. The work is expected to be completed by March 2012. The purpose of the sand cap is to reduce the uptake of ...

  • Ocean Power Technologies Completes Testing of Next Generation Power Take-Off

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT) ("OPT" or the "Company"), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced the successful completion of extensive factory acceptance testing of the first of its next generation power take-off (“PTO”) units for the Company’s utility-scale PowerBuoy®, the PB150. The PTO has now been ...

  • Funding Supports Research into Wave Energy

    The Province is providing $150,000 from the Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund to the West Coast Wave Initiative (WCWI) at the University of Victoria to support research into the potential of ocean waves to generate clean, renewable and affordable electricity. “Our B.C. coast is not only one of the province’s most beautiful resources, its waves could also be a source of clean energy, ...

  • New Grading System for Mystic River Watershed Gives Public Better Localized Information

    In coordination with the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA), EPA is utilizing an enhanced, more locally-specific analysis of water quality in the Mystic River Watershed to illuminate environmental conditions for the public. Instead of one grade for the entire watershed, EPA and MyRWA are issuing grades for each segment of the watershed, totaling 14 separate stretches of river and its ...

  • Protecting seagrass from anchor damage: new recommendations

    Damage caused by boats anchoring in seagrass meadows off the coast of Sardinia continues despite restrictions, new research shows. The study’s authors provide a number of recommendations to help protect seagrass. These include creating special anchoring areas in seagrass-free locations, and limiting the number of boats that enter a marine protected area. Seagrass meadows are important ...

  • Global Earth Observation Summit starts in Cape Town

    Janez Potočnik, the European Science and Research Commissioner, will be in Cape Town today and tomorrow representing the European Commission at the Global Earth Observation (GEO) Summit. This Summit will review progress on the implementation of the 10-year plan to create a Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS), agreed at the GEO summit held in Brussels in February 2005. GEOSS ...

  • Xylem’s YSI® brand ensures water quality and safety in waterways worldwide

    With equipment providing precise measurements in reservoirs, rivers and harbors, Xylem will showcase its analytics offering, along with the rest of Xylem’s water applications expertise, at Singapore International Water Week 2012 July 1-5, 2012 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands. Xylem’s YSI brand, a global leader in water quality ...


    By YSI - a Xylem brand

  • Australian Hydrographic Service`s successful Acoustic Fiobuoy trials

    After using Time / Date Fiobuoys for almost ten years, the Royal Australian Navy"s Australian Hydrographic Service has successfully trialled Fiomarine"s Acoustic Command model Fiobuoys. After supplying them with six Acoustic models, the Company now hopes the Service will upgrade their entire ...


    By Fiomarine

  • Beacon Institute Extends River Observatory Network to Fort Edward

    Collaboration With General Electric Launches Real-Time Monitoring of the Upper Hudson RiverFORT EDWARD, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/24/10 -- Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries announced today that it has deployed its first of many real-time monitoring stations that will monitor the northern reaches of the Hudson River. Launched in cooperation with ...


    By Marketwire

  • Making NY`s Lake George the world`s `smartest`

    An unprecedented project to turn New York's Lake George into the "smartest lake in the world" is being launched and will monitor the lake from its sun-dappled shores to its dark depths in hopes of keeping the Adirondack attraction pristine. Sensors analyzing the likes of stream runoff, rainfall, wind, currents, salinity, chlorophyll and nitrogen will be placed around Lake George this year and an ...


    By Associated Press

  • Rising Concerns Over Food Safety Drives Demand for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics

    Rising concerns over food and water safety and tightening environmental regulations globally continue to increase the need for testing contaminants, thereby generating strong demand for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics. Growth is also buoyed by increasing government regulations, which is putting pressure on manufacturers to deliver high quality products in compliance. The food industry ...

  • Rising Standards for Safety and Quality Control Drive Adoption of Industrial X-Ray Inspection Systems, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    Follow us on LinkedIn – Primarily known for their non-intrusive approach to screening, X-ray inspection systems are fast emerging as one of the most important tools in testing applications. Initially, the adoption of X-ray systems for industrial ...

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