Current Meters News

  • International collaborative expedition to shed light on microplastics and ocean carbon

    On Friday the 14th of April the RRS Discovery will leave Southampton for a research expedition to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain sustained ocean observatory (PAP-SO) in the Northeast Atlantic. This expedition aims to answer fundamental questions about the distribution, fate and effects of microplastic pollution, as well as measuring sinking particles containing carbon, through an international ...

  • Global climatic change prompts marine life to go on the move

    How global climate change will alter the ocean and ecosystems at the heart of global food security over the 21st century has been highlighted by a trio of ground-breaking research papers. The studies, published in the leading journals Nature Communications, Science and Global Change Biology, were co-authored by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). ...

  • 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 ...

  • Vidsys and Current, powered by GE, Collaborate to Enhance Smart Cities

    Vidsys, a leading software technology manufacturer of physical security information management (PSIM) and converged security and information management (CSIM) software, has announced its partnership with Current, powered by GE, which offers a smart city IoT sensor network that provides actionable intelligence for urban environments. Powered by Predix , GE's platform for the Industrial ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The cold deep currents in the Atlantic Ocean that help shape our climate

    For more than a decade scientists from the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton have been travelling to the subtropical Atlantic to collect data that provide important information about our changing climate. Just 15 miles from the sandy shores and coral reefs of the Bahamas the ocean floor plunges down to depths of over two-and-a-half miles. Along this steep slope dozens of sensitive ...

  • New USGS Streamgages Provide Flood Monitoring for Additional Philadelphia Neighborhoods

    Philadelphia communities along the Schuylkill River and Darby Creek now have new tools to help inform residents of impending flooding. The U.S. Geological Survey recently installed three new streamgages in Manayunk, ...

  • AT&T, Current, Georgia Power and the City of Atlanta Collaborate for Smart City Innovation

    AT&T has teamed with Current, powered by GE and Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, to test intelligent lighting solutions in Atlanta. The companies are using the AT&T Smart Cities framework as the foundation to add intelligent lighting solutions throughout the city. "Utilities are critical to the success of building smarter cities across ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Geotech expands current instrument hire business

    Customers can enjoy a quick and easy process while choosing from the latest instruments to suit their specific needs. Whether it is to replace an instrument that is being serviced or a project-based hire, Geotech delivers an excellent experience, including delivery and collection, all at a very competitive price. Manufactured to the highest quality, customers can choose from the latest products ...


    By Geotech

  • 8 air monitoring stations to be operational across Ahmedabad

    In the coming few weeks eight air monitoring stations will be made operational at different locations in Ahmedabad by the ministry of earth sciences (MoES). These stations will provide Amdavadis pollution forecast and real time concentration of air pollutants at ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Macrotek Awarded Contract for counter-current Spray Tower

    Air pollution control expert, Macrotek Inc., has recently received a contract to design and build a counter-current spray tower for an alternative energy company based out the United States. The spray tower will be utilized for the cooling and condensation of hydrocarbons from a gas stream.  Macrotek’s Spray Tower utilizes a vertical counter-current design for efficient heat ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Taking the pulse of your measurement

    Heartbeat Technology in measurement devices organizes clear, standardized diagnostic messages of what needs to be done in order to maintain the plant economically based on necessities. With this it enables predictive maintenance, and delivers evidence for operational reliability and process safety. As the devices run their own diagnostics, proof tests are only necessary in maximum extended ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • New mini robot sub unveiled at the NOC

    The first robotic microsub capable of being deployed from a robotic surface vehicle was unveiled at the Marine Autonomous and Technology Annual Showcase this November, at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This innovative new design, led by Planet Ocean & co-developed by NOC, ASV ltd & The University of Southampton, is around three times smaller than current autonomous underwater ...

  • Queensland looks to move from MiWater to MiSewer

    A local authority in Queensland is making a second attempt at commercialising its proprietary water meter data management system, and has invited expressions of interest to be submitted by 25 October. Mackay Regional Council last attempted to identify a commercialisation partner for its MiWater system in 2014, and is now looking to restart the process. Its options include seeking a joint venture ...

  • Oceaneering expands its geographic operations for AUVs into West Africa

    Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that it is expanding its presence for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) survey services to the West African region. Oceaneering currently serves the U.S Gulf of Mexico with a fleet of state-of-the-art commercial AUVs, designed for high resolution and efficient survey operations in water depths reaching 4,500 meters. The Company is mobilizing one of its ...

  • PULSE 21 is here - New software and applications, with focus on performance

    The latest release of PULSE includes new software and applications for a range of industries, and enhancements in PULSE Reflex and LabShop. In this release, we have focused on performance, because speed and stability is key when measuring and analyzing data. Structural dynamics PULSE Reflex Stepped Sine Measurements ...

  • NOC hosts an international meeting to get the most from marine optical technologies

    This group aims to take advantage of the fast development of optical technologies to help progress understanding of the ocean carbon cycle, which determines CO2 levels in the ocean and atmosphere, using large data sets describing particles in the ocean. TOMCAT (Translation of Optical Measurements into particle Content, Aggregation & Transfer) is a Scientific Committee of Ocean Research (SCOR) ...

  • New technology for remotely mapping beaches

    Science and industry will now be able to map beaches and sandbanks without getting any feet wet. This follows three years of collaborative research resulting in a new commercial licence between National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and Marlan Maritime Technologies to sell new coastal mapping technology. The depth and pattern of sediment on the floor of the intertidal zones changes daily, yet ...

  • NOC calls for commercial partner to exploit sensor technologies

    The National Oceanography Centre is seeking commercial partners to exploit its state-of-the art platform technology incorporating lab-on-chip microfluidic techniques. The technology is expected to be of interest to companies currently involved in the manufacture and sale of water quality sensors for freshwater, estuarine and ocean applications. End users are anticipated to be the ...

  • Environnement S.A Group to acquire TDL Sensors Ltd

    Environnement S.A Group, leading European supplier of environmental monitoring equipment, and the company TDL Sensors Ltd, high technology innovative company supplying laser based monitors for industrial applications, are proud to announce the acquisition of TDL Sensors Ltd by Environnement S.A Group. It allows the ...


    By Environnement S.A

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