marine geophysical News

  • Promising results of environment monitoring satellite Jason-2 one week after launch

    One week has gone by since the launch, and everything is going very well with Jason-2. While the satellite is not yet in its final orbit (to be reached on 3 July), the first test measurements and calibrations have started. EUMETSAT, CNES, NASA and NOAA are cooperating to test every component of the ground segment, and results are looking very promising. The first Doris (Doppler Orbitography and ...

  • Oceanology International China 2015

    Valeport will be attending the Oceanology International China 2015 Exhibition, being held for the third time in China. Last years event was a great success and this years event is expected to be even better. The Exhibition is taking place between 3rd and 5th November 2015 and is being held at the CECIS complex in Shanghai. Click here to view the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Jon Erik Reinhardsen Joins Board of Directors

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that Jon Erik Reinhardsen has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Reinhardsen is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (“PGS”), an international marine geophysical company providing a broad range of seismic and reservoir services, positions he has ...

  • Analox Integral Part Of Innovative Catamaran Project

    Analox is proud to be just one piece of a larger jigsaw which has helped design the high level integrated dive systems of the Bhagwan Dryden. The Australian naval architecture firm Incat Crowther’s dive support vessel (DSV), is the first catamaran with this type of highly sophisticated equipment on board. Our SDA oxygen units, which are panel or rack mountable atmosphere monitors, providing ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Hydro 2015 Developing Sustainable Hydrography in Africa

    The theme for the conference is: “Defining the extent and ownership of maritime real estate for development in Africa”. Showcasing products and services to attendees from Africa and worldwide: equipment such Hydrographic Survey Equipment, Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS), Subsea Positioning, Survey Software, ROV, AUV etc. to ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • CGG Announces Joint Venture with GOSCO for Seismic Services Offshore Ghana

    CGG announced today that it has signed an agreement with GNPC Operating Services Company Ltd (GOSCO), an independent Ghanaian E&P services company, to form a joint-venture company dedicated to conducting high-end 2D, 3D and 4D marine seismic acquisition and related services in the territorial waters of the Republic of Ghana. The primary aim of the joint-venture company, known as GOSCO ...


    By CGG

  • Teledyne Benthos Welcomes New Senior Director of Business Development

    Teledyne Benthos, Inc., a Massachusetts based manufacturer of ocean instrumentation and underwater survey systems added a new member to its executive team – Senior Director of Business Development, Justin Manley. Teledyne Benthos is proud to welcome Manley, a dynamic professional who will help guide the Company's continued growth. In his new role, Manley will manage and advance a diverse product ...


    By PRWeb

  • CGG Awarded Multi-Client Projects Offshore Mozambique

    CGG announced today that it has been awarded an extensive multi-client program by the Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) to acquire seismic data offshore Mozambique. The multi-survey program is designed to improve industry insight into the region’s geology and provide oil and gas companies with a greater level of understanding of the country’s prospectivity. ...


    By CGG

  • OCTIO announces integration of Aanderaa sensors for environmental monitoring

    OCTIO is pleased to announce an agreement with Aanderaa Data Instruments AS (AADI), to integrate their line of oceanographic sensors into OCTIO’s ReM System. In addition to subsurface measurements, the ReM system will now also provide measurements of the water column from ocean bottom to sea surface. Helge Brandsæter, CEO of OCTIO Geophysical, comments: “Aanderaa Data ...

  • 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 ...

  • Argillon LLC has been awarded a contract from Mitsubishi Cement Corporation to provide a SINOx® Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) system at the Port of Long Beach, California.

    Argillon LLC of Alpharetta, Georgia announced today that it has received a significant contract to provide a SINOx® SCR system that will abate emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from Mitsubishi cargo ships that are loading/unloading bulk material at the Port of Long Beach, CA. These cargo ships produce emissions while entering and exiting the port and the SINOx® SCR system provided by Argillon ...


  • Jewell announces the promotion of Mark Andrews

    Jewell Instruments is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Andrews to Director of Business Development for their Triplett Test Equipment & Tools product group. Mark originally joined Triplett as the National Key Accounts Manager and has over 25 years of sales management experience. Prior to joining Triplett he was the Global Sales Manager and Director of Innovation and Strategic Accounts ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Arctic Ocean will be ice-free in 30 years

    New research says the Arctic might lose most of its ice cover in summer in as few as 30 years instead of the end of the century as was previously predicted. The amount of the Arctic Ocean covered by ice at the end of summer by then could be only about 1 million square kilometres, or about 620,000 square miles, down from today’s 4.6 million square kilometres, or 2.8 million square miles. While ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Good News From The Bad Drought: Gulf `Dead Zone` Smallest In Years, Says Texas A&M Expert

     The worst drought to hit the United States in at least 50 years does have one benefit: it has created the smallest "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico in years, says a Texas A&M University researcher who has just returned from gulf waters. Oceanography professor ...

  • Europeans unlock puzzle of centuries-old methane question

    Ice cores play a major role in climate research because they act as a historical point of reference, enabling researchers to take direct measurements of the atmospheric composition and greenhouse gas concentrations of the past. From its drilling, the European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica (EPICA), has obtained for the first time key information on changes in methane levels. The EU provided ...

  • Forum Subsea Rentals and Aquatec Group Sign Global Agreement

    Forum Subsea Rentals, a subsidiary of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., and Aquatec Group Ltd are pleased to announce the signing of a global agreement for the rental of Aquatec’s proven LEAKlog leak detection and inspection suite. The ...


    By Aquatec Group Ltd

  • Call for abstracts for NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater

    The call for abstracts is now open for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater that is taking place in March 2017. Abstracts are being sought for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater in the following two tracks and are due October 31, 2016. Track 1 — Applications of Hydrogeophysics to Groundwater Characterization, ...

  • Ashtead technology partners with macartney in Norway

    World leading Marine Rental company, Ashtead Technology, announces the appointment of MacArtney Norge A/S as Ashtead Technology agent for the Nordic Region. MacArtney is a well established global supplier of underwater technology, specialising in the design, manufacture, sales and service of a wide range of systems. MacArtney will provide Ashtead Technologyys full equipment rental fleet, ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Argillon Americas is providing a SINOx® Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) System at the Port of Long Beach, California for a Very Unique Application

    The SINOx® SCR system will abate emissions of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) from Mitsubishi cargo ships loading and unloading bulk material at the Port of Long Beach, California. The SINOx® System will remove harmful emissions from the auxiliary diesel engines that are producing electric power while at berth. These cargo ships generate emissions while entering and exiting the port, and the SINOx® SCR ...


  • 1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey

    The US President’s proposed USD 1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey in 2012 emphasizes cost-containment and program savings while investing in research and development programs to restore and protect the nation’s lands and waters for future generations. To address the President’s priority on fiscal responsibility, the USGS 2012 budget makes vital investments in ...

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