Eric Siegel Joins RBR

RBR is delighted to announce that Eric Siegel has joined as Sales Director. Eric will focus on enhancing the highly-skilled sales and representative network to enable RBR to continue its global market growth with new products while maintaining excellent customer service and support. Eric joins RBR with twenty years of experience in oceanographic and subsea technology, measurements, and science, and … Read More

Lake Tahoe’s Nearshore Network and Protecting Water Clarity

Renowned for its cobalt blue colour and clarity, at 1,900 m elevation, Lake Tahoe is North America’s largest alpine lake. It straddles the California-Nevada border and on all sides rise the peaked Sierra Nevada mountains. Over two million people visit the Tahoe region annually; Frank Sinatra once owned a casino on Lake Tahoe’s shore. It’s little surprise then, that when … Read More

Introducing Generation³

November 16, 2017 – Ottawa, ON, Canada RBR is pleased to announce the release of Generation³, the complete renovation of the core product line, encompassing standard loggers; RBRvirtuoso, RBRduo, RBRconcerto, RBRmaestro, compact loggers; RBRsolo, RBRduet, and the standalone sensors, the RBRcoda. Two primary factors can sum up RBR’s Generation³ instruments; USB-C as the standardized connector on every instrument; and AA … Read More

Fin-ished? Citizen scientists cast CTDs as part of an investigation of salmon mortality in British Columbia’s Salish Sea

In 2014, the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project (SSMSP) began, launching over thirty scientific studies into the lifecycle of Coho and Chinook Salmon of the Salish Sea. These West Coast fisheries collapsed over twenty years ago, and have not since recovered. At the close of this five-year program, researchers hope to understand why salmon mortality is so high. Their aim … Read More

RBR Launches the RBRconcerto APT

June 19, 2017 – Ottawa, ON, Canada RBR has added another product to their family of standard loggers, the RBRconcerto APT. With the combination of a triaxial quartz accelerometer and a 10ppb bottom pressure recorder, it is a compelling instrument for tsunami and earthquake early warning systems. This instrument is the fruition of several years of development work at RBR … Read More

Ice Shelves, Ice Islands and Measuring Change in the High Arctic

In Canada’s High Arctic, within the fiords of Ellesmere Island, there are lakes that float upon the Arctic Ocean. Called epishelf lakes, they are glacially-fed bodies of freshwater that sit atop a steep halocline. The lakes exist only where the ice shelves, filling the mouths of the fiords, act as dams, holding the water from flowing into the ocean. In … Read More