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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

  • 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

  • The Chelsea Mariner Shuttle for Large Marine Ecosystem Monitoring

    The new Chelsea Mariner Nu-Shuttle is based on the successful Nu-Shuttle towed oceanographic vehicle. It is a generic, robust monitoring system designed for regular monitoring of large marine ecosystems. Undulating behind a research vessel or ship of opportunity it enables a wide range of oceanographic measurements to be made underway from the surface to depths in excess of 150 metres. ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • 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

  • Valeport Reveal Latest Optical Sensors at OI 2016

    Valeport are highlighting their latest products in Optical Sensors and CTD Profilers at the Oceanology International 2016. Valeport is using OI 2016 as the platform for the first showing of their latest sensor in the Hyperion optical range, the Hyperion-T and their newest profiling technology innovation the rapidCTD. The UK’s leading manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • PME Integrates Turner Design Chlorophyll Sensor For Real-Time Monitoring

    Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation, has integrated the Turner Designs Cyclops-7 Chlorophyll sensor to their T-Chain, a multi-sensor string. The T-Chain is a temperature string designed to collect a variety of water column measurements such as temperature, dissolved oxygen, PAR and pressure. The T-Chain ...

  • New submersible logger for Turner Designs Cyclops-7 Sensor provides in situ monitoring

    Turner Designs Cyclops-7 Sensors include Blue Green Algae, CDOM/FDOM, Chlorophyll, Crude Oil, Fluorescein Dye, Optical Brighteners, Tryptophan, Refined Fuels, Rhodamine WT Dye, Turbidity Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. (PME), an internationally known freshwater instrument design corporation is proud to announce the release of the Cyclops-7 Logger, a submersible, portable device that ...

  • Big robot fleet takes to UK Waters

    A fleet of marine robots is being launched in the largest deployment of its kind in British waters. Unmanned boats and submarines will travel 500km (300 miles) across an area off the southwestern tip of the UK. The aim is to test new technologies and to map marine life in a key fishing ground. In total, seven autonomous machines are being released in a trial heralded as a new era of ...

  • Xylem appoints UK Marine and Coastal Director

    Water monitoring specialist Xylem Analytics UK is pleased to announce the appointment of David Goldsmith as Director of Marine and Coastal Business. David has extensive experience in marine technologies, having worked closely with AADI for many years in the oceanographic sector. He will be responsible for bringing the YSI, SonTek and AADI brands together under the Xylem Analytics umbrella and ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • New rapidCTD Gives Sound Velocity Profiles Underway

    Valeport has launched a new profiler using automated wireless Bluetooth data transfer to deliver the highest quality CTD casts from underway profiling and eliminate the survey downtime normally associated with profile gathering. The new automated rapidCTD offers SV casts without the requirement of an operator on deck delivering near real time sound velocity profiling ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Rising carbon dioxide and ‘acidified` waters in puget sound

    Scientists have discovered that the water chemistry in the Hood Canal and the Puget Sound, US, main basin is becoming more "acidified," or corrosive, as the ocean absorbs more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. These changes could have considerable impacts on the region"s shellfish industry over the next several decades. The study, co-sponsored by NOAA, the University of Washington Applied ...

  • Environmental Sensing Platform installed in the Great Salt Lake, Utah

    Salt Lake City, Utah – Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation provided a LakeESP sensor monitoring buoy to the U.S. Geological Survey for the Great Salt Lake in early, 2010. The LakeESP (Environmental Sensing Platform) is a lake sensor buoy able to collect a variety of water and air measurements every ...

  • Robotic glider to map Moreton Bay impacts

    Dr Andy Steven from CSIRO's Wealth from Oceans Flagship says the glider’s deployment is part of a research program to monitor the extent of the flood plume into Moreton Bay and assess its effects. “This disastrous flood also provides us with a rare opportunity to understand how our marine ecosystems respond to massive inputs of fresh water and sediments,” Dr Steven says. ...

  • Spain activates alert as oil spill threatens Canary Islands

    Spain's government activated an environmental emergency alert Saturday over oil slicks that threaten pristine beaches on the southwestern Canary Islands. The government activated a level 2 alert after analyzing ocean current data from Spain's Oceanographic Institute, saying the slicks could affect the islands' vulnerable coasts. Level 2 is the second highest alert level. The islands are a popular ...


    By Associated Press

  • Free public open house on EPA’s ocean research vessel - Boston on Sunday, June 27, 11AM – 4PM (MA)

    Explore the new Harborwalk in Downtown Boston with a fun and informative tour of EPA’s Ocean Survey Vessel “The Bold,” on Sunday, June 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Boston Fan Pier. There will be a TOUCH TANK full of sea organisms from New England waters provided by the New England Aquarium. Kids of all ages will be able to see research equipment up close and learn from marine ...

  • 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

  • Australia’s ocean research ship open to Sydneysiders

    RV Southern Surveyor is the only dedicated Australian research ship equipped to perform marine research in the offshore waters of Australia and Oceania. It is used by Australian universities, CSIRO and other research organisations and their international collaborators to improve our understanding of the marine environment. Australia’s ocean territory is the third largest in the world and only ...

  • 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

  • UK’s largest marine robot fleet defies storms to complete successful mission

    A fleet of ten marine robots has successfully completed an ambitious two-week mission off northwest Scotland, despite being hit by a succession of Atlantic storms with winds gusting up to 60 mph and waves up to 7 m high. The mission comprised the largest simultaneous deployment of marine robots yet attempted in UK waters, with seven submarine gliders and three surface Wave Gliders operating in ...

  • 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 ...

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