doppler current sensor News

  • New radar satellite technique sheds light on ocean current dynamics

    Ocean surface currents have long been the focus of research due to the role they play in weather, climate and transportation of pollutants, yet essential aspects of these currents remain unknown. By employing a new technique – based on the same principle as police speed-measuring radar guns – to satellite radar data, scientists can now obtain information necessary to understand better the ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Sensors & Systems #26

    Breaking news - OCTIO announces integration of Aanderaa sensors for environmental monitoring The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Aanderaa Data Instruments partner in new research project to monitor oil and gas releases in the Gulf of Mexico and Florida Keys Multi-sensor arrays detect light hydrocarbons and oxygen depletions associated with ...

  • Teledyne RD Instruments Announces 2015 Academic Product Grant Awardees

    Teledyne RD Instruments, a global leader in acoustic Doppler current profiling and navigation innovations, last week announced two awardees for its 2015 Academic Product Grant Program. Academic institutions from around the world were invited to submit applications detailing oceanographic projects that would benefit from the use of the company’s Sentinel V acoustic Doppler current profiler ...


    By Teledyne RD Instruments

  • SonTek/YSI Releases New Side-Looking Instruments

    San Diego, California - The world’s leading side-looking Doppler current meter just got better. SonTek/YSI announces today the release of the three NEW versions of its popular Argonaut-SL current and profiling systems—the SL3000, SL1500 and the SL500. Now smaller, sleeker and even more powerful, the SL series allows customers to: • Measure water velocity in bodies of water previously ...


    By SonTek - A Xylem Brand

  • ESA satellites flying in formation

    Based on the outstanding success of the first tandem mission between ERS-2 and Envisat last year, ESA has paired the two satellites together again to help improve our understanding of the planet. ERS-2, ESA’s veteran spacecraft, and Envisat, the largest environmental satellite ever built, both carry Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) instruments that provide high resolution images of the Earth's ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • 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

  • U.S. Department of Energy projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2012

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards – now in their 50th year – are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software that were developed throughout the world ...


    By US Department of Energy

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