underwater instrument News

  • Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. Develops Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) underwater sensor

    Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation has revised the Li-Cor LI-192SA Underwater Quantum Sensor to be used with the T-Chain, a water column monitoring device manufactured by PME. The PAR Sensor addition monitors underwater Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density (PPFD) and can be used in fresh or saltwater ...

  • Real-Time Ocean Observing Systems

    Sea-Bird's Inductive Modem (IM) system for moorings provides reliable, real-time data transmission for up to 100 instruments that can be positioned or repositioned at any depth, without the use of cable connectors. IM moorings use standard plastic-jacketed wire rope as both the transmission line and mooring tension member. The heart of the IM system is an Inductive Modem Module (IMM) that ...

  • Visit Valeport at Subsea Expo Exhibition 2016

    Valeport's Exhibition Schedule continues in February at Europe's largest annual subsea exhibition and conference. SubSea Expo 2016 in Aberdeen, Scotland, 3rd - 5th February. Three full days of events, conferences, exhibition stands and breakout sessions mean there is something for everyone involved with European Subsea Underwater Technology: Conference & Technology Showcase – ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • PME Sophisticated Sensors Equip Field Study Funded In-Part by the National Science Foundation

    When a cadre of university researchers set out to conduct a series of oceanic field experiments, they turned to PME instrumentation to test their thesis. Underwater instrument towers girded with fast temperature and conductivity sensors, as well as vertical velocity measurements were installed near Monterey Bay, California; Eilat, Israel; and Mamala Bay, Hawaii. This study, funded by the National ...

  • FEMME 2015 Singapore

    The Forum for Exchange of Mutual Multibeam Experiences (FEMME 2015) takes place this week in Singapore from 17-19 November 2015. There is a packed schedule of technical product and application related forums and discussion groups, with the majority of presentation slots targeted at Multibeam Product users so that they may share technical experience and insight with other attendees. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Resistivity Imaging Short Course

    It is time for the Advanced Geosciences Europe, S.L.  combined 4 day Resistivity Imaging short course in Madrid, Spain on September 28-30 - October 1, 2010. Basic Resistivity Imaging Short Course This short course is designed for those professionals currently involved in conducting imaging surveys, those wishing to acquire this expertise, and those involved in the management, ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Jim Morrison of freeport, Texas receives gulf guardian award

    The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced that Mr. Jim Morrison of Freeport, Texas will receive a Gulf Guardian Award for 2011 in the Individual Category for his work on the State of Texas’ Artificial Reef Program. The Awards ceremony will be held in conjunction with the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Meeting on August 3, 2011, beginning at 6 p.m in the Ballroom at the Westin New Orleans Canal ...

  • Expedition to test new technologies for deep sea deposit exploration

    A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe ten times. Seafloor ...

  • Pioneering new frontiers: WFS completes successful field trials of wireless communication through ice

    WFS Technologies and Kongsberg Maritime Subsea have completed successful field trials of wireless communication through ice.  The trials conducted during February/March 2010 in Horten, Norway, demonstrated wireless communication from sea water, through-ice and into the air using radio frequency (RF) technology. Field trial observations matched theoretical simulations and WFS predicts it can ...


    By WFS Energy & Environment

  • Maximize your cooling tower efficiency and save chemicals with Weda

    By using the Weda YT-600 for removal of sedimentation in cooling tower tanks the Weda client has saved on the amount of chemicals needed. An important side-effect has been that the cooling efficiency of the towers have improved considerably. This is probably due to the smaller amount of chemicals and possibly6 also due to imprioved circulating speed of the water. The Weda YT-600 is an easy ...


    By Weda AB

  • TODAY: EPA administrator joins secretary Mabus in gulf region (HQ, LA)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will join Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus in the gulf coast today for meetings with environmental, academic and science leaders, as well as representatives from fisheries and other local industries. This marks Administrator Jackson"s seventh visit to the gulf region since the oil spill began. Following the final meeting, ...

  • ROV Downunder Sells Three AC-ROV’S

    The continuing success of the AC-CESS AC-ROV underwater inspection system in Australia has been reinforced with the sale of three more units by AC-ROV distributor ‘ROV Downunder’. Facilitated by Mr Bill Bulloch – Managing Director of ROV Downunder, the units have been delivered to their new owners and have been hard at work from the offset. Warwick Camplin of Camplin Diving Services, Port ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

  • THURSDAY: administrator Lisa P. Jackson to testify on BP oil spill (HQ)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will testify before the Senate Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies on the use of dispersants in response to the BP oil spill. Administrator Jackson will be joined by Dr. Larry Robinson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. ...

  • 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

  • Expedition to test new technologies for deep sea deposit exploration

    A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe ten times. Seafloor ...

  • Oceaneering Bolsters UWILD Services with the Acquisition of Meridian Ocean Services

    Oceaneering International, Inc. completed its acquisition of Meridian Ocean Services, an international business that uses remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to perform surveys on mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs) and floating production systems (FPS) that satisfy the underwater inspection in lieu of drydocking (UWILD) requirements of all major classification societies. Rod Larson, President ...

  • Stop pipe line spills with Wrap Seal from SynTherm

    SynTherm introduces Wrap Seal on the european market.Wrap Seal is quick repair kit for pipe line leaks.Wrap Seal is a fiberglass tape coated with polyurethane resin which reacts with water to cure.Wrap Seal can be used for routine or emergency leak repair, hazardous material spill control, structural reinforcement, sealing joints, rebuilding thinning pipe walls, corrosion control, abrasion ...


    By SynTherm

  • Premier of British Columbia visits SEAMOR Marine

    SEAMOR Marine was selected to be a stop on the Premier of British Columbia, the Honourable Christy Clark, tour of Nanaimo yesterday. Accompanied by the Honourable Michelle Stilwell, MLA (Parksville-Qualicum) and multiple-time gold medal Paralympian, and Paris Gaudet, Executive Director for Innovation Island, Premier Clark ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

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