Ocean Monitoring News

  • New water velocity sensor is built for reliability

    OTT Hydromet has launched a new non-contact surface velocity radar (SVR) sensor that dramatically improves the simplicity and reliability of stream, river and open channel measurements. Located safely above the water flow, the instrument is protected from the harmful effects of storms and floods, and can be easily integrated into a remote monitoring system. “We are really excited about ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Radar Level Sensor for challenging Applications

    Introducing the R-Sensors, NIVUS GmbH provides another expansion of the product portfolio in terms of contactless level measurement. The sensors are suitable for the measurement of liquids, pasty media as well as bulk solids and utilise the latest frequency-modulated continuous wave principle (FMCW) in the 63 GHz band. This allows for reliable and accurate measurement results even despite ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Valeport attending ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017

    Valeport are attending ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017 conference organised by the Institute for Civil Engineers (ICE).  Held in Liverpool, UK, from 5th to 7th September, this conference is the leading international conference highlighting global marine engineering advances. Valeport will be on stand 7, so come along and find out how we can help you. Unveiling innovative ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • NOC represents UK at Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

    This week the NOC provided the UK Delegation to the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC). The delegation was led by NOC Executive Director, Prof Ed Hill, and supported by Head International and Strategic Partnerships and Marine Science Policy Adviser Alan Evans, and Rolly Rogers, Advisor Marine Law and Policy, who participated in the 50th Session of ...

  • McLane research named 2017 MA small business exporter of the year

    The Small Business Administration (SBA) has selected McLane Research Laboratories, Inc. as 2017 Exporter of the Year for the Commonwealth of MA. ...

  • Ocean Networks Canada Releases Ocean pH Sensor Verification Report

    Part of Ocean Networks Canada’s broad mandate is to test and validate new technologies for ocean research. Within their array of ocean installations is the Ocean Technology Test Bed (OTTB) in Saanich Inlet, British Columbia, which provides easy access to instruments for long-tem in situ testing. In order to assess the ability of Sea-Bird Scientific’s new SeaFET Ocean pH sensor ...

  • New Technology for Ocean Acidification Research

    Ocean pH has dropped from approximately 8.2 to 8.1 pH over the past 200 years, representing a 25% increase in acidity. The development of better instruments to measure ocean pH, particularly in the deep ocean, is vital to understanding the magnitude and impact of these changes. High-resolution in-situ measurements of pH in the ocean are now possible with innovative adaptations to ion sensitive ...

  • Steatite formally partners with NOC Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

    Steatite, a leader in the development of power solutions for extreme environments, has formally become a partner with the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre. With over 30 years’ experience in the development of lithium batteries, Steatite’s move into the Innovation Centre is a sign of the company’s potential to secure their position as global leader for innovative power solutions ...

  • 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. ...

  • New Member for Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

    Liquid Robotics®, the leader in long duration, unmanned surface ocean robots has become the newest Associate Member of the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre. Kevin Forshaw, Associate Director, Innovation and Enterprise at the NOC said, “As the Liquid Robotics® Wave ...

  • Computational Ocean Sciences – Assistant Professor

    The Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning fall 2017. We seek candidates with research interests in marine ecosystems, oceanographic biogeochemical processes, and climate change. The successful candidate will have a computational focus, preferably taking advantage of the increasing ...

  • NOC and University of Liverpool renew working partnership agreement

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Liverpool have renewed their formal working relationship with the signing of a new agreement on board RRS Discovery, which arrived in Liverpool on Tuesday morning for a series of public events. The two organisations have a long relationship, and this new formal agreement will cover joint activity related to scientific research and ...

  • Valeport Feature in MTR100 2016 Listing

    Marine Technology News feature Valeport in their prestigious MTR100 (Marine Technology Reporter's) listing of 100 leading companies in the Subsea Technology Industry for 2016. 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 ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • USGS Installs Storm-Tide Sensors in Preparation for Hermine’s Arrival

    As Hurricane Hermine bears down on Florida’s Gulf Coast, U.S. Geological Survey hurricane response crews in Florida installed five storm-tide sensors that will help document the storm surges along the state’s coastline. In cooperation with the National Weather Service, 10 USGS hydrologists and technicians installed these sensors along the Florida coast, from Apalachicola to Cedar Key. ...

  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Marine protistan ecology and evolution

    This position has a duration of one year, with a possible extension depending on job performance and funding. Microbes play fundamental roles in all ocean ecology. Our primary focus is on eukaryotic phytoplankton, and variations in the communities of bacteria, archaea and heterotrophic eukaryotes, as well as viruses, that accompany different phytoplankton taxa. To investigate these complex ...

  • 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

  • NOC reaffirms commitment to European Marine Board

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has reaffirmed its commitment to working alongside other European countries for the advancement of ocean science, by becoming one of the founding members of the reformed European Marine Board following its transformation to a new legal entity as an international non-profit association under Belgian law (IVZW). The European Marine Board (EMB) was originally ...

  • Bollegraaf nominated for the National Business Success Award

    As communicated during the Relaunch on 20 May, we are the 2016 branch winner in the recycling machinery sector, and nominated for the National Business Success Award. This proves that our company is among the top in the Netherlands, and a leader in our industry.  The National Business Success Award is also the largest entrepreneurial award of the Netherlands, whereby each healthy ...

  • Valeport supports school children’s science project

    Local primary school children got hands on measuring the tides on the River Avon using a Valeport tide gauge, as part of the school’s recent interactive science week designed to explore how the sun and weather interact to influence the watercycle and shape the environment. Valeport was delighted to support the science project providing advice and a tide gauge to the budding scientists at ...


    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 ...

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