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  • Oceanographic Equipment News Articles and Blog from Valeport

    A new automated sound velocity profiling system for moving vessels has been delevoped by Teledyne Oceanscience using Valeport's RapidSV Profiler and the results are proving to be a significant improvement on previous versions. As reported in Hydro-International recently (see full article), the rapidCAST System has the ability to collect and transmit survey data, without having to recover the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Stevens Institute of Technology Forms Strategic Partnership with Langan Engineering & Environmental Services

    Stevens Institute of Technology has formed a strategic partnership with Langan Engineering & Environmental Services to provide expertise related to flood mapping and deliver engineering solutions to help protect coastlines and urban areas threatened by sea level rise. A premier technological university, Stevens is globally recognized as an academic authority on coastal, oceanographic and ...

  • 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

  • Oceannews Spotlight On Valeport

    Titled "Innovating Marine Measurement Instrumentation" the feature reports on how Valeport's leading edge technology, lifetime product care and their commitment to putting the customer first, has ensured that Valeport continues to be a leading manufacturer of a diverse, innovative & reliable range of Oceanographic & Hydrographic Instrumentation for the Global Subsea Industry Sector. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Professor Trevor Baker awarded Paul Melchior Medal

    Professor Trevor Baker has been awarded the Paul Melchior Medal at the 18th International Symposium on Geodynamics and Earth Tides for "outstanding service and leadership”. This prestigious medal is awarded every four years to recognise outstanding scientists with huge experience and influence in the Tidal Community. Trevor worked at the National Oceanography Centre in Liverpool for over 35 ...

  • New ocean monitoring system provides safe and efficient information on water and wind

    Mariners can now get free real-time information on water and wind conditions for the Port of Gulfport, Miss., from a new NOAA ocean observing system at the port. The NOAA Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®) at Gulfport provides observations of currents, water and air temperature, barometric pressure, and wind speed, gusts and direction through an easy-to-use Web portal at ...

  • Ocean-Climate Links Central to $97.7 Million Research Contract

    WASHINGTON, DC, August 23, 2007 (ENS) - 'No longer will ocean exploration and research be limited to scientists. Everyone with a connection to the web, including students, teachers, decisionmakers and the general public, will be able to have access to these undersea networks, enthused Mark Abbott today. As dean of Oregon State University's College of Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

  • High sea level along US Atlantic coast due to ocean current and wind changes

    Persistent winds and a weakened current in the Mid-Atlantic contributed to higher than normal sea levels along the Eastern Seaboard in June and July, according to a new NOAA technical report. After observing water levels six inches to two feet higher than originally predicted, NOAA scientists began analyzing data from select tide stations and buoys from Maine to Florida and found that a weakening ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Canadian Hydrographic Conference 2016

    This week the Canadian Hydrographic Conference takes place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, from May 16th - 19th at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel. This major Hydrographic Industry event is a great combination of Keynote Speeches from Industry Leaders, Technical Sessions, Demos and Exhibition & Trade Shows. The conference lasts for 4 days and has something for everyone involved in the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • AC-CESS Sign 4 More International Distributors

    Underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) manufacturer AC-CESS demonstrates their continuing global growth with the finalisation of 4 more formal agreements to distribute the next generation micro ROV the AC-ROV: 1) ELP GmbH of Wuppertal of Germany was founded in 1989 and specialise in ROV and X-Ray based technologies to the military market. Long time distributors for renowned ROV ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

  • 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

  • Healthy oceans combating climate change

    A combination of reducing deforestation on land, allied to restoring the coverage and health of these marine ecosystems could deliver up to 25% of the emissions reductions needed to avoid 'dangerous' climate change. But the report, produced by three United Nations agencies and leading scientists and launched during National Marine Month in South Africa, warns that far from maintaining and ...

  • Marine Robotics Innovation Centre celebrates 1st Anniversary

    The Marine Robotics Innovation Centre is where science meets business, bringing together a range of industries to develop the next generation of marine autonomy. Opened by Science Minister, Jo Johnson, on 23 November 2015 the centre is now celebrating a very successful first year of operation. ...

  • Valeport Feature In MTR100 Listing

    Marine Technology News feature Valeport in their prestigious MTR100 (Marine Technology Reporter's) listing of 100 leading companies in the Subsea Technology Industry.  Kevin Edwards, Valeport's Sales & Marketing Manager commented: "...proud to be featured in MTR100 again this year – in what is considered the subsea industry’s most awaited annual ranking of the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Aquatic Informatics Joins OGC Domain Working Groups on Hydrology and Oceanography & Meteorology

    Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for water data management and analysis, today announced that it is working with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to create the next generation of standards for hydrologic data exchange. In particular, Aquatic Informatics is working in the following areas: -- The Domain Working Group for Hydrology. This group ...


    By Aquatic Informatics Inc

  • Aquatic Informatics joins OGC domain working groups on hydrology and oceanography & meteorology

    Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for water data management and analysis, today announced that it is working with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to create the next generation of standards for hydrologic data exchange.  In particular, AI is working in the following areas: The Domain Working Group for Hydrology.  This group is ...


    By Aquatic Informatics Inc

  • Greenhouse Gas CO2 Sidetracked in Oceans` Twilight Zone

    WOODS HOLE, Massachusetts (ENS) - Climate experts have relied on the oceans to absorb enough of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide to slow global warming, but new research by an international team of scientists shows that the oceans may have little impact on changes in the atmosphere or climate. The research indicates that instead of sinking, carbon dioxide is often consumed by ...

  • Crabs Show Effects of Oil Decades After Spill

    WOODS HOLE, Massachusetts (ENS) - Nearly 40 years after a fuel oil spill polluted the beaches of Cape Cod, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution researchers have found the first evidence of lingering, chronic biological effects on a marsh that otherwise appears to have recovered. Through a series of field observations and laboratory experiments with salt marsh fiddler crabs, ...

  • Arctic Ocean Ice Thinner By Half in Six Years

    BREMERHAVEN, Germany, September 14, 2007 (ENS) - Large areas of Arctic sea ice are only one meter thick this year, about 50 percent thinner than they were in the year 2001, according to measurements taken by 50 scientists on board the research ship Polarstern. The international team is conducting research on sea ice in the central Arctic Basin.'The ice cover in the North Polar Sea is ...

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