On October 5, 2023, the RBR 50th Anniversary Roadshow made its third stop: the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Falmouth, MA. The event welcomed a diverse mix of scientists, post-doctoral researchers, students, engineers, and Argo community members to the David Center for Ocean Innovation for a series of presentations and RBR product updates. Special thanks to Al Plueddemann, a … Read More about RBR 50th Roadshow stops at WHOI
Merci à tous ceux qui ont assisté à la journée du 50e anniversaire de RBR à Brest. Ce fut un plaisir de réunir des chercheurs, des ingénieurs océanographiques, des techniciens, des professionnels de l’industrie, ainsi que des partenaires du Pôle mer Bretagne Atlantique et de Quimper Technopole pour discuter des développements et innovations actuels et à venir dans le domaine … Read More about La journée du 50e anniversaire de RBR à Brest
Thank you to everyone who made our 50th Anniversary Roadshow in Halifax such a success! The event was held at COVE on September 14, 2023 and brought together researchers, ocean technicians, industry professionals, and staff and students from Dalhousie University, St. Mary’s University, and Nova Scotia Community College. Over the course of the afternoon, attendees got a first look at … Read More about That’s a wrap on our 50th Anniversary Roadshow in Halifax!
Welcome to RBR! Tell us a bit about who you are and what you’ll be doing at RBR. I’m Markus Motz, I’m 51 years old, so really old, I feel! I’m German, living in Hamburg. My position here is as director of research and development. I have several tasks here. High level tasks will involve better organization of research and development, … Read More about Meet Markus Motz, RBR’s new R&D director
As technology continues to progress and evolve, so does the equipment that scientists use in their monitoring programs. Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) – devices that perform predefined missions without constant human intervention and supervision – are one such example of equipment that has become particularly popular within the scientific community and beyond. The appeal of these devices is that they … Read More about Micro-AUVs: Making waves for the future of oceanographic technologies
The ocean surrounding Southeast Alaska is a geomorphically complex area in the Northeast Pacific. Despite the complexities of this area and the numerous stakeholders interested in this ocean ecosystem, much of the region has, until recently, been lacking a regular monitoring program. In 2022, Tyler Hennon, an Assistant Research Professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, started a comprehensive oceanographic … Read More about Trolling for data in Southeast Alaska